A federal court in the U.S. has pulled the Environmental Protection Agency’s over-the-top (OTT) registration of three products containing dicamba — XtendiMax, Engenia, and Tavium. The court found the EPA violated the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, or FIFRA — that it failed to follow notice-and-comment requirements — when granting its approval for these… Read More

If you love buying used farm equipment, you’re going to love what Greg “Machinery Pete” Peterson has to say about the latest trends in prices. But before you get too excited, Peterson says that while the price dynamics might have shifted to favour the buyer, it’s only a slight shift, and it certainly doesn’t cancel… Read More

When it comes to improving fertilizer application and utilization, growers are encouraged to focus on the 4Rs — the right source, right rate, right time, and right place. Former Manitoba Ag soil fertility specialist John Heard won’t argue with that strategy but he would also like farmers to think about the ‘4Ls’ — lift-off, leftover,… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Greg Peterson, otherwise known as Machinery Pete, on used equipment prices and the trends he is seeing; Justin Funk with RealAgristudies on the data from the January Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index survey; Lance Zimmerman with Rabobank… Read More

What’s one thing you love about agriculture in Canada? Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson wants us all to celebrate and share whatever that is next Tuesday on Canada’s Ag Day! Johnson’s got some thoughts on how to best share our thoughts about agriculture in this week’s podcast, but don’t worry, there’s also plenty of agronomic questions… Read More

After 40 years in the cattle business, a Canadian veterinarian, entreprenuer, and cattle feeder legend got the tip of the hat and was inducted in to the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame last week during the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association cattle convention. Kee Jim, from Okotoks, Alta., founder of Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd. and… Read More

Members of the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers are still waiting for the co-op’s financials as it approaches the end of another fiscal year-end, even though a forensic audit has been completed. The Wool Growers held its annual general meeting in October 2023, where only a verbal account of financial disclosures was given. At the time,… Read More

CLAAS is celebrating 50 years of Jaguar self-propelled forage harvesters. The company launched its first Jaguar in 1973 and have produced 45,000 machines over the last half century. Last November at Agritechnica, CLAAS showed off a new special edition of its Jaguar 990 Terra Trac with an exclusive anniversary colour scheme. In this report, CLAAS… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Koch Agronomic Services! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Tom Barrie, in a spotlight interview for Koch Agronomic Services on protecting nitrogen fertilizer losses; Stuart Chutter with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation on their insurance program to help with… Read More

John Deere is set to roll out its 26 P-Tier telescopic compact wheel loader for 2024. The new unit was on display at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s cattle convention, last week in Florida. RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney spoke with go-to-market manager at John Deere Agriculture & Turf, Luke Gribble, to get the specs on this… Read More

 

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