The last three to four weeks have been nothing short of, well, wild in Canada. Regardless of where you sit on the protest/blockade/Emergencies Act issues, Canadians have witnessed a new kind of uncertainty since a convoy of Canadians converged on the nation’s capital and U.S. border crossings in late January and early February. The last… Read More

New 5M John Deere utility tractor offers more transmission optionsJohn Deere unveiled their 5125M utility tractor at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky. Brian Thorpe, manager of territory business at John Deere, was on hand to showcase the additional 5M series tractor, which brings the lineup range from 75hp to 125 hp. Equipped… Read More

Improving formulations reduces negative environmental and health risk by ADAMA Canada Every day, we hear from producers and the public that they want us to deliver solutions that meet environmental challenges. That’s why ADAMA Canada is excited to launch ZIVATA. Our chemists designed Zivata to be environmentally safe and sustainable, a formulation for the future…. Read More

You’ve got a lot of decisions to make that influence the yield and quality of your corn crop. Join our Take Stalk Best Management Solutions for Corn Webinar where we’ll cover key agronomic recommendations – from hybrid selection, tillage, crop rotation to disease identification and management. We’ve put together an expert panel to discuss best management solutions… Read More

Despite production and supply chain challenges, major farm equipment manufacturers are reporting better than expected earnings thanks to strong demand for tractors and combines. On Friday, Deere & Co. joined competitors CNH and AGCO in publishing quarterly financials this month that have exceeded analysts’ projections. Deere said net sales from equipment operations for the first… Read More

All machinery-loving eyes were fixed on the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky this week. RealAgriculture had a full team on the ground in the home-of-the-bourbon state to talk to clients and cover the latest in machinery features and technology. The show was only down 20 exhibitors from prior years, and when talking to… Read More

The City of Kingston, Ont. has launched a multi-year, multi-faceted strategy for its rural and agriculture economic development. The strategy includes the hiring of Tracey Snow as rural economic and community development manager. It means the strategy will have one person, dedicated full-time to steering the projects going forward. Kingston, a city of about 135,000,… Read More

Coming off an incredibly strong year for beef exports, and looking ahead to the future, the global demand for North American protein continues to be very strong. Just how strong the year ahead may be is contingent on several aspects, but Kent Bacus, senior director of international trade and market access for the National Cattlemen’s… Read More

By John McGregor, extension support for Manitoba Forage and Grasslands Association Supply shortages have become almost the norm for most of us. From the infamous toilet paper shortage back in 2020 to hay shortages presently, living with and planning for supply disruptions are becoming all too common. On the agricultural side, we read about supply… Read More

As blockades along the Canada-U.S. border protesting COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates have come to an end over the last few days, the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan, along with governors from 16 U.S. states are urging their national leaders to drop vaccination mandates for cross-border truck drivers. “We are writing to request that you immediately… Read More

 

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