It won’t be long before final decisions on seeding rate, seeding date, and pre-seed burndown are made. Every year holds a certain level of unknown, but a few key pests are proving to be a likely issue for the coming growing season. For this episode of the Canola School, Lyndsey Smith is joined by editor… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: RealAgristudies producer group survey; Hear a clip from a pulse school episode that Kelvin Heppner did with Brodie Erb on the benefits of pulses in the rotation; and, Dennis Laycraft of the Canadian Cattle Association… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture and Tyler McCann of Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), to discuss a number of topics, including: The likely fate of Bill C-234; Booze at the gas station;… Read More

Governments across the world are crafting policy to influence industry practices with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Canadian government is doing the same through programs such as the On-Farm Climate Action Fund and others. But how effective have these programs been and how do farmers see them influencing what practices they engage… Read More

In a week where the federal government rolled out a draft of its protocol for carbon offsets from reducing methane emissions, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith jabbed back relatively hard on the subject and the proposal. Environment and Climate Change Canada says the protocol for Reducing Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle (REME protocol) is intended… Read More

There’s a possible yield benefit for peas following wheat in a crop rotation rather than canola, according to research done through the University of Manitoba. This Pulse School episode features Brodie Erb, MSc student and field technician at the U of M, who has spent the past three years looking at how preceding crop, residue… Read More

Precision Planting is changing the process of testing soil with a new Radical Agronomics program that relies on an  automated soil analysis laboratory. Mike Easter, Precision Planting’s commercial lead for Radical Agronomics, says the program is designed to address some challenges with current laboratory systems and soil testing’s manual process. “What we’ve done is we’ve… Read More

After 100 years in business, the Farmall tractor brand now boasts an electric model. Earlier this year, Case IH announced that the new electric drive Farmall 75C would be available to farmers for 2024. In this report from Agritechnica 23, CNH product specialist Florian Gessner shares some of the features of the new tractor after… Read More

Corn growers often apply nitrogen later in the season to gain more control of the crop. At the V10 or V11 development stage, growers typically have a better understanding of how the crop is developing, its yield potential, the growing environment and what the market is willing to pay. There’s also logistics to consider —… Read More

 

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