Canola and soybean farmers have a powerful new tool in the fight against sclerotinia after Corteva Agriscience announced the launch of Viatude™ fungicide with Onmira™ active, just in time for the 2023 growing season. Sclerotinia stem rot is the most economically significant canola disease in Canada¹, resulting in millions of dollars in yield loss every… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg on the Weekend, airing every Saturday at 4 pm on Saskatchewan radio stations 650 CKOM Saskatoon and 980 CJME Regina. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Wade Sobkowich with Western Grain Elevator Association, on the lamda-cy label change; Farmland value growth in Canada; Katrina Schmidt, marketing… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, both of RealAgriculture, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They cover a lot of topics, including: Joe Biden’s visit to Canada; Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger, Farmland values in Canada; and,… Read More

This post is part of a series of short introductions of Students of Agriculture. From undergraduates, to PhDs, or those learning out in the world, this series will share snippets of different journeys in agriculture education. Know a student with a neat story? Send Lyndsey a message ([email protected]) to have them recognized as a Student… Read More

The decision by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to allow lambda-cy sales with a food-only use label has the potential to put producers in a difficult position early in the growing season. Wade Sobkowich, executive director of the Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA), says that this is an incredibly difficult situation, but it hasn’t… Read More

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has issued its long-awaited decision on the merger of Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern, authorizing the combination of the two railways to form the first railway connecting Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The 212-page decision includes many conditions, but will allow CP to take control of KCS, forming… Read More

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has committed $343 million over five years to continue the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration of the University of Guelph, OMAFRA, and the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO). The Alliance brings together academia, government, and industry to support Ontario’s agri-food sector through research and… Read More

 

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