We try to keep each other on our toes here at RealAgriculture. So, we’re switching things up a bit for today’s RealAg LIVE! Joining our appointed host Kara Oosterhuis today, we’ve got some of the members of our content team: Bernard Tobin, Lara de Moissac, Lyndsey Smith, and Shaun Haney. What are we talking about… Read More

For this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, we’ve got a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko, of Gateway Livestock Exchange! Plus, we’ve got an issues panel featuring host Shaun Haney, field editors Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, and Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen. They’ll be talking about the impending federal budget, the Conservative Party’s carbon plan,… Read More

The state of Colorado is similar to Alberta in many ways — beautiful vistas and mountains, and a rich history in the cattle business. Colorado holds a significant portion of the cattle market in the U.S., much like Alberta prides itself on being Canada’s beef capital. While Colorado Governor Jared Polis isn’t advocating for a… Read More

Dairy processor Agropur Cooperative says it will be closing its fluid milk plant at Winnipeg, Man., later this year, consolidating production at other Agropur facilities in Western Canada. “Unfortunately, the level of investment required to maintain the plant’s competitiveness in the coming years was becoming too high. We are making this strategic decision to optimize… Read More

Conservative Party of Canada leader Erin O’Toole unveiled the party’s climate plan on Thursday (April 15). The party says independent analysis, conducted by Navius Research, found the plan would be expected to achieve substantially the same emissions reductions by 2030 as the Liberal government’s current plan, with the intention of creating jobs and growing the… Read More

Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) and Bioenterprise, Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to advance Ontario innovation in the agri-food industry. The MOU means the organizations will collaborate on information sharing, finding solutions to critical grain industry problems, and impact assessment and viability analysis of new innovations,… Read More

FMC Corporation has obtained a new mode of action classification for its proprietary herbicide molecule, tetflupyrolimet. It is the first active ingredient in the Herbicide Resistance Action Committee and Weed Science Society of America Group 28. As well, it is first new herbicide with a novel mode of action in the crop protection industry in… Read More

The Canadian Seed Growers’ Association (CSGA) has released their latest strategic plan, the first since the organization’s decision in late 2020 to not join Seeds Canada. The business plan, developed by six working groups and led by the board of directors, identifies three main priorities for CSGA. These priorities are: Assuming additional responsibility in delivering… Read More

After a 30 month negotiation period between the longshoremen and their employer, as of April 13, there is a partial strike at the Port of Montreal. Greg Northey, vice president of corporate affairs with Pulse Canada, says the negotiations really picked up last summer when there was a total of 15 strikes, with one that… Read More

 

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