Canadians may not be optimistic about agri-food becoming a primary topic for the upcoming election, but they are thinking about some perhaps surprising agriculture and food-related issues. A survey of 1,524 Canadians, conducted Sept 9 by Angus Reid Global and Dalhousie University’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab, looked to gauge Canadians’ opinion on where they ranked agriculture… Read More

Concerns surrounding this year’s crop have been across the board — from a lack of moisture, to major storms and hail, to late rain, challenges from the growing season have translated into harvest quality concerns. RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney brought on Wendy White, grain marketing manger with Viterra on Thursday’s show to provide an… Read More

In conjunction with the launch of Phosphorus ‘P’ Week (Sept 16-21), two researchers are rolling out a review surrounding the science of phosphorus fertilization under 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place). Focusing on the Northern Great Plains, the review, by Cynthia Grant and Don Flaten, identifies key gaps in knowledge,… Read More

A new competition is aimed at solving some of the problems those in agriculture face on a daily basis. Students from three different post-secondary institutions will be coming together this week for an event being dubbed McDalBridge, for one-of-a-kind training, along with a competition to improve the agriculture industry. “This cross-institutional collaboration is a tremendous… Read More