Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) has announced Paul Householder, the company’s current chief operating officer, will step in as president and chief executive officer, following the resignation of president, Tim Close. Householder joined Winnipeg, Man.-based AGI in 2019 after a 28-year career in the industrial chemicals sector where he ran global businesses with multiple facilities… Read More

Farmers who are looking for replacement tires for sprayers now have a streamlined option with Titan’s new Ultimate Flex Technology (UFT) tire. The new tire can be a replacement for three different kinds of sprayer tires including conventional, increased flexion (IF) and very high flexion (VF), according to the company. Travis Lamb, field technician for… Read More

After nine months of Canada not having an ambassador in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the appointment of a career diplomat to the post in Beijing. Jennifer May, who has worked with Global Affairs Canada (External Affairs at the time) since 1990, will be stepping into the job left vacant following Dominic Barton’s… Read More

Ontario Agriculture Minister Lisa Thompson has announced up to $2 million over two years for an initiative the province is calling the “Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge.” The province says the funding will support “made-in-Ontario solutions to increase the availability of fertilizer options, alternatives and technology, ensuring farmers have the tools they need so… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s episode is brought to you by AGI Farmobile. Today we will hear from: Brian Voth of intelliFARM on the grain markets; Wade Sobkowich of Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA) on whether the railways are up to the grain hauling challenge; A product spotlight interview with Alicia Cowieson… Read More

Ontario Sheep Farmers (OSF) has named Erin Morgan as the new executive director for the producer group as of September 26, 2022. Jennifer MacTavish, the long-serving leader of OSF, announced her resignation earlier in 2022, but stayed on until August 31, 2022. “The ED search brought forward a slate of extraordinary candidates. The search committee… Read More

Two agronomic powerhouses, BASF and Corteva Agriscience, recently announced a long-term joint venture which looks to provide advanced weed control solutions for soybean farmers. The companies have entered into a collaboration where both agreed to cross-license soybean traits that in turn would enable the development of complementary herbicide technologies. Reps for both companies were on-site… Read More

 

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