Today’s show, filmed in the Alliance Seeds booth at Crop Production Show at Saskatoon, Sask., features: The Conservative leadership race, and the 2020 legislative calendar, with Jeff English, of ThinkShift; Variety selection with Alliance Seeds’ Jim Bagshaw; and A special farmer panel, with Saskatchewan farmers Rob Stone and Jeff Bennett. Related: “Trade cannot be a… Read More

Move over antique tractors, it’s time to make way for the very modern, very bizarre concept of watching people playing video games. But not just any video game, of course — no, we’re talking about Farming Simulator 19, a realistic, fully-involved video game that has over 2 million downloads worldwide. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019… Read More

Canadian farmers and exporters have been frustrated by a year-long major trade disruption with one of Canada’s largest canola markets — China. It is a continuously evolving situation, says Jim Everson, president of the Canola Council of Canada (CCC). “There is still a blockage in terms of seed shipments from the two largest exporters — Viterra and… Read More

During the annual CropSphere conference held at Saskatoon, Sask., Prairie barley commissions announced the formation of the Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC). The national not-for-profit organization will facilitate long-term investments aimed at improving profitability and competitiveness for Western Canadian barley farmers, according to a news release. The CBRC is made up of the Saskatchewan Barley… Read More

Moving farm equipment down the road can be a scary situation. To make it safe, everyone  — farmers and drivers — need to understand the rules of the road and follow them, says Matt Mitchell, an enforcement officer for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Speaking with farmers at the SouthWest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) last week… Read More