The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) board of directors has elected Ian Boxall, representative for the RM of Connaught, as the organization’s new president. Elections were held at the organization’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, January 18, at Regina. Bill Prybylski and Scott Owens will serve as vice-presidents. “It’s an honour and a privilege… Read More

How do you rebuild a farming community after the most serious flooding event in modern history? Last week on the Farmer Rapid Fire, Shaun Haney was joined by Rudi Meier, Abbotsford, B.C.-area farmer. Meier shared what his community is dealing with, now two months after the first flooding began in the Fraser River valley. “There’s… Read More

Organizers of the CropConnect Conference say that extensions of public health orders in Manitoba have pushed the committee to cancel the 2022 conference. “We were looking forward to reconnecting with everyone, but the health and safety of our attendees and exhibitors are our top priority. The hosting committee, made up of representation from your provincial commodity… Read More

2021 was a big year for corn yield in Ontario. Although not official, the average yield is expected to check in at just over 200 bu/ac — a new record. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Corn School, we take a closer look at where this yield is coming from with Purdue University agronomy professor Dr…. Read More

A convoy of truck drivers and their supporters assembled early Monday morning at the Emerson, Man. border crossing to protest the Canadian government’s cross-border vaccine requirement that began Saturday, January 15. The rolling convoy continued through the day on Monday north of the Emerson, Man.-Pembina, ND crossing. All truckers entering Canada as of January 15… Read More

A brand-new high speed discer series from Brandt is “highly configurable” starting with seven different sizes, from 16 feet up to 45 feet. Two different disc sizes — 20-inch or 22-inch — and three different styles, smooth, U-notch, or fluted, add to customization. “As far as the finishing options we have three different types of… Read More

You may have noticed a change on RealAgriculture this past week, as we’ve introduced a registration portal for some of our content. First things first: this is a registration portal, not a paywall. As has been the case since this company began, there is no subscription fee to access the long list of schools, news… Read More

Each year, wild oats challenge Western Canadian farmers’ cereal crops. With unique regional challenges and increasing herbicide resistance, there is a need to consistently adapt grass control options to ensure farmers are receiving the greatest return on investment, and in exchange, control of problem weeds. Cirray™ herbicide is the latest edition to Bayer’s cereal herbicide… Read More

Have you ever tried to solve a problem and the solution you come up with is actually worse than the original problem? Sometimes, in our quest to solve an issue, we fail to realize the full ramifications of the potential solutions we come up with. It’s this kind of chain reaction that makes decision making… Read More

Fridays are for the RealAg Radio Issues Panel! On the show today is host Shaun Haney, Meagan Murdoch of Hill and Knowlton Strategies, and Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture. Up for debate are trucker vaccine mandates, inflation, and suspended temporary foreign worker movement. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect… Read More

 

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