A lot of athletes have superstitions, whether it’s not changing your socks during a tournament, never washing a hat, baby powdering the end of a hockey stick before a face-off, or whatever it may be. Some of us in agriculture can also be superstitious at times, especially when it comes to the weather. With weather… Read More

With the crops starting to emerge, so are the weeds. Recently, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) published a survey that ranks the most common and troublesome weeds in 2020. The survey sparked this week’s question on RealAg Radio’s Farmer Rapid Fire: what weed is the most troublesome for you? Which one really makes… Read More

It’s the time of the year where we are spending lots of time in the equipment. Although there are important things to be done while we’re on whatever piece of equipment it may be, sometimes it’s hard to ignore that stomach grumble. This week’s Farmer Rapid Fire on RealAg Radio focuses on a hard hitting,… Read More

Statistics Canada released its March 31 stocks report on Friday, and all eyes were on canola as prices continue to rise with tight supplies. Canola stocks for 2021 were significantly tighter than at the same time in 2020, which was not a surprise at all. The 37.7 per cent drop saw the stock tonnage go… Read More

SeedMaster has added Alberta AG Centre to their Canadian distribution channel, expanding the company’s reach across the Prairies. The new agreement will give farmers access to Alberta AG Centre equipment from border to border. Tim Criddle, global sales director at SeedMaster, says they are very excited to be working with Alberta AG Centre to promote… Read More

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has made notice of the suspension of five primary licenses and one grain dealer license. According to the CGC, as of April 20, 2021, the licenses of W.A. Grain & Pulse Solutions are suspended until April 30, 2021. This means you will be protected by security under the Canada Grain… Read More

AGCO has introduced its latest harvesting solution, the AutoDock header docking system, for Fendt IDEAL combines. AutoDock is the industry’s first automatic system for connecting and disconnecting combine headers, without having to get out of the combine, says the company. It eliminates the job of manually lifting and attaching or detaching drivelines, which, as anyone… Read More

It’s no secret the canola crush plant industry has been expanding in Western Canada, and as the biofuel industry continues its climb, it’s something we will likely continue to see. Brian Voth, founder of IntelliFarm, says that as demand rises across the market — and he’ll argue demand is never a bad thing — it… Read More

Regardless of where you are in North America, we can likely agree on one thing: COVID-19 has changed how we behave, and politics is no exception. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been numerous provincial elections across Canada; and as the federal budget release looms closer, it has many asking whether an election will be… Read More

This week’s Farmer Rapid Fire on RealAg Radio has confirmed one thing: there is some serious drought out there — especially across the southern parts of Western Canada. The severity changes pending what pocket you belong to, but even areas such as the Palliser Triangle, which is known for its dry climate, is facing extreme… Read More