And just like that, it’s already Thursday. On this Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear from: Chris Moore of Kinburn, Ont.; Luke Barron of Schomberg, Ont.; Scott Perkin of Elgin, Man.; Jeff Bennett of Dodsland, Sask.; Daryl Tuck of Vegreville, Alta.; and A BASF product spotlight featuring Jason Danielson, of Discovery Seed… Read More

Dow has announced plans to build the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions integrated ethylene cracker and derivatives site. The project will triple Dow’s ethylene and polyethylene capacity from its Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. site, while retrofitting the site to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. It will expand the company’s capacity to produce ethylene, polyethylene, and derivatives manufactured… Read More

There is plenty going on in the agriculture world this week. On this mid-week, first week of October edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear from: Joshua Bourassa, researcher at the Simpson Centre at University of Calgary, on calculating and counting fertilizer emissions reductions; An FCC AgExpert product spotlight with April Popadynec; Kevin MacIsaac of United… Read More

Throughout this past summer, Senator Rob Black spent time away from the Senate touring farms and agricultural facilities across Canada. The reasoning? To learn more about agriculture’s work, industry concerns, pandemic challenges, and opportunities for the future, as Senator Black has a focus on agriculture and agri-food, rural spaces, and youth in the Senate. “If… Read More

Grain Farmers of Ontario is now accepting applications for the 2022 Grains Innovation Fund. The fund is intended to develop Ontario grain utilization projects that create novel value-added uses or support market expansion for Ontario grains. “The evolution of grain farming in Ontario has built an incredible and resourceful community that the world has come to… Read More

Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has announced a significant project for Alberta’s greenhouse sector. The project between the Lethbridge College greenhouses, located at Brooks, Alta., and Sunterra Farms Greenhouses Ltd, located at Acme, Alta., aims to “optimize the growing conditions for pre-commercial and commercial-scale production of strawberries and tomatoes on the vine, and boost Alberta’s crop… Read More

Farm Management Canada (FMC) has released a new research report that investigates the business management needs of Indigenous agricultural producers in Canada. The report, titled “The Path Forward: Supporting the Business Management Needs of Indigenous Producers,” was made possible by participation of indigenous agricultural business owners from coast-to-coast in surveys, focus groups, and interviews, says… Read More

The FarmTech Foundation of Alberta is announcing its 2022 conference will go ahead on January 25th and 26th, with a hybrid in-person and online model to maximize accessibility. Held at the Edmonton Expo Centre, FarmTech will have a blend of sessions ranging from big picture concepts to practical farming solutions. The two-day conference is expected… Read More

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) has committed $500,000 to support the construction of the Prairie Crops & Soils Research Facility (PCSRF) at the University of Manitoba (UM). The new 20,000 square foot facility will extend the capacity for crop research, strengthen the development of tomorrow’s agricultural specialists and farmers, and will accelerate research to benefit western… Read More