Some grain production analysts are calling for another extraordinary wheat harvest in Argentina, on the back of a record-setting year for 2018/19. “Last season we had a record harvest in our country,” says Javier Preciado Patiño with eFarmNews. “Farmers collected 150 million tons of grain, basically: corn, 55 million tons, wheat, 25 million tons, and… Read More

First, our thoughts with the farmers impacted by the hail storms this year, then, with host Shaun Haney: Top ag news, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; J.P. Gervais, chief economist with FCC Agriculture, joins to talk global interest rate markets, and the U.S.-China trade war; and Jayson Lusk, department head at the Department of Agricultural Economics… Read More

Sylvite, with five agri-retail locations throughout Ontario, has reached an agreement with The Andersons, Inc., — the owners of Thompsons Limited, to buy Thompsons’ agronomy business. According to Thompsons, the agreement comes after a 35 year working relationship with Sylvite. The details of the agreement are still being finalized, and the sale is expected to… Read More

Eastern Ontario’s Port of Johnstown will see a $10.4 million infrastructure renewal and expansion to capitalize on growing and emerging markets for Canadian soybean, wheat and corn, and relieve inefficiencies and bottlenecks currently experienced at the port. The federal government will foot $4.8 million of the bill through the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) to… Read More

Nominations are open for the Brigid Rivoire Award for Champions of Agricultural Mental Health. This annual award, now in its second year, recognizes an individual, organization, or group of individuals that has made outstanding contributions in raising awareness, addressing stigma, and supporting agricultural mental health in their local community. Created in partnership with the Do… Read More

The board of directors at FP Genetics have chosen its new CEO, ahead of Rod Merryweather’s planned retirement. Chris Churko will take the reins, starting with the company come September 19th. Churko previously spent just over five year with Alliance Seeds as their general manager, and prior to that was with Viterra as a cereal… Read More