A new cloud-based farm accounting app has recently been released, from Traction, an independent farm management software company. The app enables users to manage unlimited farm entities, connect bank and credit card accounts to synchronize transactions, maintain a cash-based balance sheet and income statement, as well as many other features. “Our mission is to provide… Read More

Frontline essential workers, including those in the food processing sector, will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in the next round of immunizations, says Ontario’s premier Doug Ford. In late December, Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) and the Ontario Cattle Feeders’ Association along with the Canadian Meat Council, Meat and Poultry Ontario, Food and Beverage Ontario, Ontario… Read More

Farm Management Canada has announced Marcel Hacault as the 2020 recipient of a prestigious award. The Wilson Loree award, now in its 18th year, honours individuals or groups who have made an extraordinary contribution to advancing agricultural business management practices in Canada. The honour is awarded at the annual Agricultural Excellence Conference. After receiving a… Read More

Syngenta Canada has announced an official partnership with the London Knights Hockey Club, a relationship that started in 2019. Mark Hunter, vice president and general manager of the London Knights Hockey Club, says they are proud to have Syngenta Canada as an official partner. “They bring the same winning attitude and determination to their work… Read More

It’s a Windy Wednesday over here in Alberta, where Shaun Haney is hosting RealAg Radio live in the Lethbridge studio. On today’s show, sponsored by Federated Cooperatives, you’ll hear: Craig Klemmer of Farm Credit Canada (FCC); A product spotlight with Ian McDougall of Federated Cooperatives Limited (FCL); RealAg’s Kelvin Heppner on the Saskatchewan commodity annual… Read More

There are some aggressive targets for a reduction of fertilizer in the new climate plan proposal recently released by the federal government. At first glance, the support of the proposal by Fertilizer Canada doesn’t make a lot of sense. To explain, Clyde Graham, executive vice president of Fertilizer Canada, recently chatted with Shaun Haney on RealAg… Read More

The federal and Saskatchewan governments are investing $9.8 million in 39 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) in 2021. The annual ADF announcement delivered by Premier Scott Moe, federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, and her Saskatchewan counterpart David Marit kicked off this year’s virtual CropSphere conference, as Saskatchewan crop commissions held their… Read More

Tori Waugh, principal consultant of Conservation Ag Consulting, steps in as executive director of the Ontario Soil Network as of early January 2021. The Ontario Soil Network is a farmer-led learning and networking organization formed to connect and support farmers across the province through training, access to research, and networking opportunities. Waugh has been involved with OSN as… Read More

 

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