This week Monsanto announced they are finally going to make the TUA and canola seed purchase one transaction.  According to the press release, Monsanto stated that overwhelmingly growers provided feedback that canola TUA’s should be handled no differently than other crops like corn, soybeans and wheat.   It is surprising how long it has taken… Read More

The RealAgriculture Roundtable reconvened last week during Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina, Saskatchewan. This time around, Shaun and Lyndsey were joined by Morris Industries Chief Operating Officer Don Henry. We’ve talked with Don before on RealAgriculture.com and he is extremely knowledgable when it comes to farm equipment and cropping in general. With that in… Read More

Commodities markets are a very complex ecosystem. On the surface it may seem as simple as supply and demand affecting pricing on any given commodity. That is true, but underneath is a very complex web that ties a number of different commodities together. When it comes to effectively predicting which way prices are going to… Read More

At Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina this week it was difficult to miss the impressive rail car (errr…air cart) from Seed Hawk. Seed Hawk has a 1300 bushel air cart that is visually astonishing.  For the farmers looking to seed a section of wheat without having to refill the drill, this is the perfect option… Read More

In case you haven’t heard, Canada has finally been accepted into negotiation for membership into the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP.  The members of the partnership and those that are negotiating to get in are all looking for access to bigger markets for their products and economic growth. Canada is truly going to be on the… Read More

The Canadian Wheat Board has announced that they have signed a grain handling agreement with Viterra staring August 1, 2012.  The agreement will be a compliment to the Cargill agreement that was reached previously.   The CWB – Viterra agreement will also provide the CWB with access at the port. Since the CWB does not… Read More

A great friend of RealAgriculture.com is going to be inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in the fall.  Kim McConnell’s name is synonymous with agriculture marketing in Canada.  Kim has been involved in many projects in the front lines and also many in the background steering teams and people to accomplish their goals.  Along… Read More

Did your parents ever lecture you on not being average?  Well apparently mother nature sees Ontario as pretty average as the forecast is just that.  According to Elena Lappo, The Weather Network, Ontario farmers can expect the next two weeks to be very average in terms of temperature and precipitation. In this case being aveage is much better… Read More

 

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