Today, on the show: Breaking down the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates and Statistics Canada reports, with FarmLead’s Brennan Turner; After leading Grain Farmers of Ontario through collaboration, the addition of two other commodity groups, restrictive regulations, and a big push for public outreach, CEO Barry Senft is moving on; and, Canada has filed… Read More

September’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report showed little movement in field crop production estimates, but highlighted fluctuations in corn and soybeans. Soybean production, according to the report is pegged at 3.63 billion bushels, with yields expected to average 47.9 bushel per acre. “Well it’s a little bit bigger than what the market… Read More

Today’s show comes all the way from the FieldView Canada booth at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, where we hear: An update on Ontario crop conditions, with Bob Thirlwall, Bayer Crop Science agronomist; About some of Climate FieldView’s new pricing for the Ontario market, with Kerran Clements, regional service manager with the company; Laughs, engineering, re-circulating… Read More

Statistic Canada is out with its Principal Field Crop Estimates for the month of August, and the model-based analysis paints a bit of a different picture than the July report. According to its website, the estimates are calculated based on a model that incorporates coarse resolution satellite data from Statistics Canada’s Crop Condition Assessment Program,… Read More

Alltech, in partnership with AgriBriefing, has launched a global survey to gather information about gender equality within agriculture. The survey is open to women and men across all sectors of the agri-food industry. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the gender gap in the food and agriculture industry is extensive…. Read More

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is working to learn more about Peritrechus convivus, the little red bugs farmers have been finding in their fields. A species of dirt-coloured seed bug in the family Rhyparochromidae, P convivus is often spotted in its nymph form, which is far from the colour of the soil in the prairies, with… Read More

Manitoba Agriculture reports a new strain of clubroot has been identified in the Rural Municipality of Pembina. The soil-borne pathogen of canola and other brassica species have several pathotypes. The new strain of clubroot is identified as pathotype 3A, and is able to overcome some first-generation sources of genetic resistance in commercial canola varieties, says… Read More

Technology is ever-evolving — and how we scout our crops during the growing season is evolving with it. RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse caught up with Jared Rommens, digital effectiveness manager with Corteva Agriscience, to talk about Corteva’s new technology Granular Insights. The program uses satellite imagery and data science to give a satellite scouting experience for… Read More