Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week that the federal government is working towards reducing plastic waste, supporting innovation, and promoting alternatives to single-use plastics. “We have a responsibility to work with our partners to reduce plastic pollution, protect the environment, and create jobs and grow our economy,” says Prime Minister Trudeau. “We owe it… Read More

Today, on this Agronomic Monday: Flea beetles – Hector Carcamo, research entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, joins RealAgriculture field editor Kara Oosterhuis to discuss flea beetles on the prairies, neonicotinoids, and foliar insecticides. Everything agronomy – FCL’s Jack Payne and resident agronomist Peter Johnson talk about too much to summarize, including: the variability in… Read More

Grain Farmers of Ontario is asking federal political parties to consider both domestic and international market challenges ahead of the expected fall election. Grain Farmers of Ontario represents 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers. Grain farming in Ontario accounts for approximately 40,000 jobs in the province and contributes at least $9 billion in… Read More

On the farm, the variety of pick up trucks is pretty narrow as most farmers are very loyal to the American automakers. Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford can be found on most farms —  is there room for a new entrant? Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, is promoting the idea of a Tesla pick up… Read More

FMC Canada is setting down new roots in Ontario and building its presence across the Canadian crop protection landscape. Two years after closing a deal to acquire a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business when that company merged with Dow AgroSciences to form Corteva, FMC has opened new corporate headquarters in Mississauga, Ont. In this… Read More