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Acreage Predictions, Weather Concerns & Planting Progress — This Week in the Grain Markets

Grain markets dealt with a sideway 3rd week of April thanks to weather concerns, acreage estimates, and planting progress owning headlines. Canola was the biggest winner for the week, up 1.4%, while conversely, oats was the sorest loser, down 0.8%. Corn and wheat were slightly lower, down 0.35% and 0.2% respectively, whereas soybeans gained 0.4%… Read more »

Quebec & Atlantic Nominees Named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for ’16

First generation market garden farmers from New Brunswick and third generation dairy and field crop farmers from Quebec have been named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016. Dominic Drapeau & Celia Neault of Ste-Francoise-de-Lotbinière, QC and Andrew & Jennifer Lovell of Keswick Ridge, NB were selected at the national OYF event held in Niagara Falls,… Read more »

A Look Back at 2012: The Top 10 Videos of the Year

The last few weeks of the year would not be complete without a Top 10 or two. While Shaun Haney and Lyndsey Smith have already weighed in with their thoughts on the top news stories of the year, we thought we’d also offer up what our viewers and readers watched most in 2012. Without further… Read more »

RealAgriculture.com Wins Gold at Canadian Farm Writers’ Conference

Each year, the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation holds an annual conference that brings together over 100 agriculture journalists to offer an up close and personal look at agriculture. The conference is held in a different province each year in order to highlight many different aspects of food, feed and fuel production in the country. This… Read more »

Will Farmers Ever Get Succession Planning Right? – Jolene Brown

If you were given the choice between playing the game or sitting down together to come up with the rules of the game which would you pick? Here we see the inherent problem with the family business and the dilemma of succession planning. Unfortunately, we can play the game for years before we run into… Read more »

Talking to Farmers – What Will Your Next Equipment Purchase Be?

There’s nothing that fuels the old equipment buying itch more than a few good years of decent prices. Canada’s Farm Progress Show gave farmers in the market to buy a chance to scratch that itch. The newest in everything from trucks, tractors, seeders and other implements were scattered across the grounds. It was a great… Read more »

Monitor Your Bins From the Beach with MiFarm.ag

In a diversified operation, things can get very busy. Balancing harvest with the regular duties that accompany any other business that’s an ongoing concern is tough. It’s during those particularly busy seasons that jobs requiring regular follow up tend to be pushed back or forgotten entirely. Bin monitoring is one of those duties that starts… Read more »

Applimax Helps Farmers Spray in the Dark

For producers living in areas with a less-than-stable climate, trying to get in to the field to spray can often mean going out before the sun comes up or after the sun goes down. With current GPS technology, spraying in the dark is one option producers can now utilize more effectively than in the past…. Read more »

Talking to Farmers: How are the Crops in Saskatchewan & Manitoba?

Canada’s Farm Progress Show was a great opportunity to connect with farmers throughout Saskatchewan, across the west and beyond. As we do at most farm shows we decided to hit the grounds and talk to some of those farmers and ask a number of different questions. This time around, we asked farmers about the state… Read more »

RealAgriculture Roundtable 2: Farm Equipment – How Big is Too Big?

In part one of our RealAgriculture Roundtable we discussed with Don Henry of Morris Industries the advantages and the complications that have come from the rise of precision agriculture. This time around we bring up a topic that comes up at almost every farm show where big equipment is involved: How big is too big?… Read more »

Canada’s Farm Progress Wrapup – Lots of Vodka Sold in Regina

Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina was a great success for the attendees and the exhibitors. At the end of the show on Friday, The RealAgriculture team huddled at the mobile command center (shaun’s fifth wheel) to discuss the show and take a look at the crazy week that was. We discuss the huge seed… Read more »

Strategies For Livestock Producers Trying to Buy Feed for Fall 2012

Risk management is the new reality of every feed yard owner and livestock producer. Forward buying your feed barley or corn can really pay off in a rising market.  Its just too bad that it is so difficult to try and decipher which direction this market is heading in the next 120 days. At Canada’s… Read more »

Versatile Unveils New Combine At Canada’s Farm Progress Show

As organizers of Canada’s Farm Progress Show put it, their show caters to producers interested in “the big iron”. In the spirit of that, a number of new product launches in that “big iron” category took place this week in Regina. One of those new offerings came from Versatile as they showed off their brand… Read more »

Larry Gregga is Excited About the Growth of Canada’s Farm Progress show

Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Chairman, Larry Gregga is very excited about the future of Canada’s Farm Progress show.  With over 800 exhibitors, over 50 internationally based companies, and 1.9 million square feet of trade show space, it has been officially dubbed the biggest in Canada. Jason Stroeve, (aka. @realagvideoguy) talked to Chairman, Larry Gregga about… Read more »

See Canada’s Farm Progress Show Through the Eyes of RealAgriculture

This week is Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina Saskatchewan.  Jason, Lyndsey and myself will be at the show capturing all of the highlights for you.  We will be writing posts, getting audio and our ever famous videos of everything that happens at the show. Our sponsor for this years show will be Morris Industries,… Read more »