Bourgault has unveiled its 9000 series air seeder units, and early in-field use from this spring resulted in positive purchaser feedback. There are five new 9000 series models says Robert Fagnou, marketing specialist with Bourgault Industries: the 9650, 9950, and the 91300 Trailing models, as well as the 9650 and 9950 Leading models. The main… Read More

The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA), Westerner Park, and the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce have postponed this year’s Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR47) until 2021. The organizations say that with the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 related health guidelines and the cancellation of many qualifying rodeos this summer, “the standard of excellence and quality of… Read More

The amalgamated Cereals Canada, formed through the merger of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi), has announced its first board of directors, as well as executive and governance committees. Todd Hames, who represents the Alberta Wheat Commission and farms near Lloydminster, Alta., will sit as chair. The board also includes: Jean-Marc Ruest,… Read More

Unionized workers at the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) at Regina, Sask., will be returning to work over the next few weeks. Unifor Local 594 ratified a new seven-year collective bargaining agreement on Monday (June 22), ending a six-month lockout of 730 workers by Federated Co-op. The conclusion to the labour dispute is welcome news for… Read More

On today’s RealAg Radio, host Shaun Haney is joined by beef market soothsayer Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange. Plus, RealAgriculture’s chicken and sheep experts, Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, discuss the issues of the day with Haney — though no sheep nor chicken production topics are actually discussed. Instead, the group talks about China/Canada… Read More

For perhaps the first time in several generations, Canadians have been faced with real uncertainty in their food system. The fallout of the COVID-19 economic shutdown and panic buying led to shuttered processors, dumped milk, and empty grocery store shelves. Most consumers wouldn’t normally think about or talk about food security or agriculture on a… Read More