AGCO is introducing the latest in their baler lineup: the Massey Ferguson RB 4160P Protec combo baler. The unit, which produces 4-by-5-foot bales, combines all the features found on the RB Series silage balers with an integrated bale-wrapping unit, allowing producers to harvest and ensile high-moisture forages in one process. Whether harvesting forage for a… Read More

It’s that time of the year. Animals are having their young. Frost is leaving the soil. Spring has officially “sprung.” This is such an exciting season. Personally, it’s one of my favourites. Spring feels like New Year’s Day to me, as it feels like a fresh start again. Time to start the garden. Time to… Read More

A new board of directors, recently elected for Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR), has been announced. In February, representatives from RDAR’s 33 voting member organizations came together to elect its new board of directors, which includes: D’Arcy Hilgartner of Camrose; Fred Lozeman of Claresholm; JP Brouwer of Ponoka; Stanford Blade of Edmonton; Brian Brewin of… Read More

In honour of International Women’s Day, we decided at RealAgriculture that we’d highlight some of the fantastic women across this industry and spread a little joy in these tough times. There are so many brilliant women out there that we could spend the rest of the year talking about it. In the process of lining… Read More

We’ve focused a lot on the year that was 2020, with cancellation after cancellation, and general disappointment surrounding farm shows after March 2020. Now that we’ve almost made it 12 months since the official start of the global pandemic, it has us wondering what the next 12 months will look like. Recently, Chris Lane, chief… Read More

Brandt Agricultural Products has announced an expansion of their tillage products offering with a series of all-new, high-effiency land rollers. The new models are designed with field preparation and harvest efficiency in mind, so producers can work with a smooth, uniform field surface, which is especially important in regions where low-growing crops like peas, lentils,… Read More

Around 11 a.m. on February 21, 2021, a freight train carrying grain derailed east of Bow Island, Alta. The official reason for the derailment is unknown, but 80 to 100km/hr gusts were roaring their way through the province on Sunday, and could have been a factor in the derailment. CP Rail has said no employees… Read More

If you clicked on this article, you’re probably wondering what “live your best life” I’m spewing out now. Today’s focus is sunlight. The polar vortex that has dominated the Prairies is making its way south of the border in a hurry (which, if you are reading this and from the parts of the U.S. that… Read More

The federal agriculture minister tried to address some of the questions coming from farms and other businesses that employ temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in a news conference on February 12. Employers of TFWs have been seeking clarifications regarding the federal government’s international travel restrictions and COVID-19 isolation protocols, as workers arrive for the upcoming growing… Read More

Whether you are buying or selling on the feed market side, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed prices skyrocketing. Between a lack of U.S. corn, and corn availability coming into Canada, the price has been driven upwards. Brian Voth of IntelliFarm Inc. says the lack of supply has followed economics 101, and has driven up the… Read More