Vive Crop Protection Inc. has registered its first Canadian product with the introduction of AZteroid FC3.3 fungicide. “Bringing cutting edge innovation to the pesticide industry is groundbreaking work and this first Canadian registration has been several years in the making,” says Dr. Darren Anderson, co-founder and CEO of Ontario-based Vive Crop Protection. “At Vive, we’ve… Read More

In its brand new budget, the federal government has set out $43 billion in new spending over six years and a predicted $40 billion deficit for the 2023-24 fiscal year (up from $30 billion projected last fall). There are several spending programs aimed at Canadians as a whole, including more money for children’s dental health… Read More

New Holland is billing its new T7.300 model long wheelbase tractor as the most powerful and compact tractor in its range, delivering more power than other T7 models while maintaining tractor dimensions and maneuverability. Farmers got their first look at the tractor at the National Farm Machinery Show last month at Louisville, Kentucky. In this… Read More

Soy Canada has launched a voluntary, national program for soybean growers, grain handlers and exporters it says is designed to ensure access to premium markets and drive new market opportunities. Sustainable Canadian Soy is a verified assessment program based on the Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA), a globally recognized whole-farm sustainability benchmarking and assessment program. The… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, to discuss crawling into spring, getting a jump on planting potatoes, wrapping up maple syrup season, and so much more! As well, hear a clip from last… Read More

The Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited (CCWG), headquartered at Carleton Place, Ont., is being led by an interim general manager after Eric Bjergso was suspended with pay, beginning March 15, 2023. In a letter sent late last week to share holders, CCWG advises that the executive committee, supported by the board, “initiated a temporary suspension-with-pay… Read More

Japan is reopening its doors to processed beef from Canada, removing the last restrictions it has had in place since 2003, after the discovery of a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Alberta. Japan is Canada’s third-largest market for agriculture and food exports. “Under the new Indo-Pacific Strategy, the federal government committed to seizing… Read More

In 1923 it took a crew of 12 people to cut, bind, thresh, and bag grain for storage. That was the same year that Curtis, Edwin, and Ernest Baldwin developed the Gleaner combine to make harvesting more efficient, less labour intensive and more enjoyable for the farmer. Fast forward 100 years and the Gleaner brand… Read More

  By Fabiano Silvestrin, Principal Advisor, Global Market Development Agriculture, U.S. Borax The majority of researchers and farmers have recognized the importance of boron in agriculture. Boron is necessary for proper plant nutrition. And, boron-deficiency can significantly affect crop yields. Types of borates Although its clear crops need boron, there is still debate as to… Read More

 

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