It’s time for our “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Deb Vanberkel with the Canadian Centre for Agricultural Wellbeing on healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms; Tyler Smith, Humboldt Bronco crash survivor discusses his mental wellness journey and winning the Amazing Race Canada; A clip from The Agronomists with… Read More

The Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame is recognizing six individuals who will be inducted into the hall later this spring. The 2024 inductees have made significant and distinguished contributions to the welfare and improvement of Saskatchewan agriculture, says president of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame, Reed Andrew. “The commitment, innovation and dedicated work of… Read More

When it comes to herbicides, the power to kill weeds and protect crops rests with the active ingredient. But how products are formulated can determine whether an effective active can be a winner or a loser in the field. “Quite frankly, there are active ingredients out there that wouldn’t be a product if not for… Read More

If a report is quietly published on a government website on the Friday before the New Year’s weekend and no one is told about it, is anyone supposed to read it or respond to it? Because that’s what happened with the federal government’s “What We Heard” report after holding consultations a year ago on its… Read More

It’s a tough lesson in farming and ranching: learning lessons on what doesn’t work can be expensive and time consuming. That’s why knowledge transfer, peer-to-peer sharing, and mentorship can have a huge positive impact on those trying something new. For Grant Lastiwka, rancher at Innisfail, Alta., the Grazing Mentorship Program supported by Farmers for Climate… Read More

AGCO is touting a five to seven percentage fuel efficiency gain for its new AGCO Power Core50 engine. The 4-cylinder 5.0 litre engine first appeared in the the Fendt 600 Vario tractor and AGCO is billing it as the  “most advanced diesel engine platform on the market today.” It’s set to debut in other AGCO… Read More

Compared to 2014, a kilogram of beef in Canada is now produced with 15 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions. According to the National Beef Sustainability Assessment (NBSA) and Strategy report, the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) says this latest assessment reflects three years of scientific analysis to make the determination, comapring 2014 to… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Tracy Broughton with Sask Canola on the amalgamation vote with Sask Flax; Carl Potts, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, on plant breeding; and, Brett Halstead with Sask Wheat reflects on his past four years as chair. Thoughts… Read More

Surrounding yourself with exceptional people and building a winning team. It’s a recipe for success that Saskatchewan-born Lorne Hepworth has followed through three successful careers and now an appointment as Member of the Order of Canada. This week, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney sat down with Hepworth to discuss his journey, which includes a career arc with… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel! Host Shaun Haney is be joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture, and Tyler McCann of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI). They discuss a number of topics, including: Trouble in the Red Sea region; Crop producer groups amalgamation; The… Read More

The U.S. Department of Agriculture added to the bearish tone in grain markets with larger-than-expected yield, production and stocks estimates in a series of reports published on Friday. Both the headline corn and soybean yield numbers for 2023 were higher than all trade estimates prior to the report, with corn yield pegged at a record… Read More

How much crop have you got priced already? The last few years are the exception to the rule, where waiting to price at least some crop proved the better move. On average, incremental sales when the market moves in your favour is a sound grain marketing strategy. Current grain prices haven’t got many very excited… Read More

 

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