The Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) 2021 re-evaluation of the permitted uses of lambda-cyhalothrin, the active ingredient in insecticide products such as Silencer, has at least one company reconsidering offering the affected products for 2023. ADAMA Canada announced today it will consult with industry before making a final decision on its products with lambda-cyhalothrin as… Read More

Using three priority pillars, the Government of Ontario has announced its roadmap to building agriculture and food success over the next decade through the Grow Ontario Strategy. Announced today, strategy is designed to “make sure the province’s food supply chain remains safe, strong and stable from farm to fork,” according to Lisa Thompson, Minister of… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show, guest host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture and Andrew Campbell, dairy farmer from Ontario for the RealAg Issues Panel. They cover: Avian Influenza increase out in British Columbia; The pending rail strike in the U.S; An ask… Read More

Running any business is a challenge, but running a family business and managing different personality styles carries with it a special kind of obstacle, as team mates love each other but also need to like each other. Greg Lingelbach is a Small Business Chair of TEC Canada, a business coaching and peer mentorship organization. He… Read More

Farmers in eastern Canada paid millions of dollars more for fertilizer beginning in early 2022 as a result of the federal tariff levied against fertilizer from Russia and Belarus, and now farmers want that money back. Finance Canada says the federal government collected approximately $34.1 million in tariff income on fertilizer imported into Canada from… Read More

The Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba governments say they oppose changes to the federal government’s latest firearm legislation that were proposed by Liberal MPs at the committee stage earlier this week. Liberal members of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security brought forward several amendments to Bill C-21 on November 22 that would move… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this LIVE! edition of RealAg Radio, recorded in front of a fabulous audience at the Agriculture Excellence Conference at Canmore, Alta. Today’s show is brought to you by RBC. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Heather Watson, executive director of Farm Management Canada on programs offered by… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by Roquette. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, to talk about farmers trying to combine corn in the snow, and if there is a purpose to bringing out the land… Read More

The last significant update to Ontario’s Veterinarians Act was over 30 years ago, in 1989. Stating that the current act no longer reflects the realities of modern veterinary practice, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Lisa Thompson today announced the Ontario government is launching consultations to modernize the Act. The review will “explore… Read More

 

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