Escalation of the Russia-Ukraine war is weighing on farmers’ minds as harvest quickly approaches. Those who follow markets are usually comfortable reading charts and tracking fundamentals but how many are comfortable trading on military strategy? It’s pretty new territory for sure, says Ted Seifried of Zaner Ag Hedge, in the video below. The Black Sea… Read More

CLAAS has rolled out its new offerings for the latest models, including three options in the ARION series. Introduced at Ag in Motion last week near Saskatoon, ARION is the smaller, hard-working chore tractor complement to the XERON 12 series. Host of RealAg on the Weekend Shaun Haney caught up with Frans Reijmers of CLAAS… Read More

Stine Seed Company is set to launch its Canadian business, beginning in Ontario. Headquartered in Adel, Iowa, Stine, the retail arm of Stine Seed Farm Inc., is a family-owned corn and soybean breeding and development company with locations throughout the U.S. The company will celebrate 45 years of business in 2024. In Ontario, members of… Read More

If you’ve ever had a sunflower seed snack that left a terrible taste in your mouth, you can thank lygus bug for that. More commonly a pest of broadleaf crops, such as sunnies and canola, lygus made an early appearance in spring wheat this year in Manitoba. For this video, Kelvin Heppner asks entomologist with… Read More

Sclerotinia is predictably unpredictable. Always lurking but not always a problem, so making the call to protect canola flowers can be a tough one in dry years. To talk sclerotinia (also known as white mould of soybean and dry beans) prevention and management, special guest host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Jeanette Gaultier of BASF,… Read More

It only takes 15 seconds for a summer hailstorm to terrorize a soybean field and turn a great-looking crop into a nightmare. But soybeans are tough, as we discover on this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School where we catch up with AGRIS Co-operative agronomist Dale Cowan near Mount Brydges, Ont., after a mid-July hailstorm…. Read More

 

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