Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Marco Beghetto of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, on cross-border trucking vaccine mandates and what it means for agriculture; Jim Bagshaw of Alliance Seeds, joins in to chat seed supply and weather conditions; Shaun Dyrland of Saskatchewan Pulse Growers’ Association, on plant breeding… Read More

Assiniboine Community College (ACC) in Brandon, Man. is launching a tuition-free program for off-reserve Indigenous students interested in becoming agriculture equipment operators. ACC has partnered with the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) to deliver the 13-week program, which is open to 15 students and will start in February at the college’s North Hill Campus in… Read More

Saskatchewan-based S3 Group has acquired TEMP Farm Equipment Ltd., of Mitchell, Ont. TEMP Farm Equipment is best known for its AWS airbars that introduce airflow into the header of a combine, in an effort to reduce shatter loss, even at higher ground speeds. AWS airbars are sold worldwide with a dealer network throughout North America, Europe, South Africa,… Read More

Ontario’s agriculture ministry is set to hire four new extension staff over three locations: Ridgetown, Kemptville, and Vineland. Job offers are currently posted for a soil fertility specialist, a cropping systems specialist, a livestock specialist, and a lead for horticulture sustainability.   Newly-posted OMAFRA crop and livestock specialist positions at Ridgetown, Kemptville, and Vineland. Soil… Read More

The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) will use $495,000 in federal funding to work with industry partners to develop a Canada-wide integrated genetic services system to help sheep and goat farmers improve productivity and increase supply. Working with the Canadian Sheep Breeders Association, Ontario Sheep Farmers, the Canadian Goat Society, Canadian Livestock Records Corporation, Centre… Read More

On this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Andrew Scheer, Conservative shadow minister for infrastructure and communities, on how the next CEO of CN Rail could affect service; Geoff Backman, manager of business development and markets at Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, on farmers’ right to repair; Mohamad Fakih, president and CEO of Paramount Fine… Read More