Corteva Agriscience has expanded its cereal herbicide portfolio in Canada with the launch of Extinguish XL herbicide, a broadleaf herbicide for wheat and barley farmers in Western Canada’s black and grey soil zones. Equipped with multiple modes of action, Extinguish XL herbicide is a pre-formulated, all-in-one application that delivers control of tough weeds such as… Read More

It won’t be long before planters and seeders are rolling for #plant24, but some areas will be well ahead of others, like southern Ontario. The mild winter has certainly got many thinking about field passes. From nitrogen and sulphur applications, to manure, and even maybe some early planting, wheels are turning. And with that comes… Read More

Edible bean breeders have a lot of boxes to check when developing new varieties. From yield and maturity to quality and end use market considerations, breeders need to develop varieties that flourish in the field and also please palates when they appear on dinner plates. On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Edible Bean School, Hensall Co-op… Read More

When it comes to forage production, tedders play a key role in quickly transforming green, freshly-mowed forage to a crop with  consistent quality and moisture that’s ready to bale. In this report from Agritechnica, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney and Krone territory manager David Taylor take a close look at the new Krone Vendro C 1120, part… Read More

Precision Planting says it wants to create a new product category with its CornerStone planting system. “CornerStone really is everything but the planter bar,” says Caleb Schleder, Precision Planting’s director of technical services and support. At the Commodity Classic earlier this month in Houston, Texas, he shared how the company set out to build a… Read More

The Canola Council of Canada’s board has elected a new chair following the council’s annual general meeting, which was held on Thursday morning during the 2024 Crops Convention in Winnipeg, Man. Tessa Ritter, who also works as Viterra’s stakeholder relations manager, has been chosen to lead the canola industry group’s board of directors. She succeeds… Read More

In the ever-evolving world of agriculture, understanding the sentiment among Canadian farmers towards their financial future is more crucial than ever. Recent data from RealAgristudies Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index sheds light on this very topic, revealing both optimism and concern in different sectors of the industry. Broadly speaking, the sentiment around future farm financial performance… Read More

When the weather is warm early in the season, everyone starts talking winter wheat. This spring in Ontario, the winter wheat crop is awake and no one is more excited than RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson. On this episode of the Wheat School, Johnson is walking a wheat field near Georgetown, Ont. The crop is greening… Read More

There’s a long list of known ways in which wildfire smoke can negatively affect corn and other crops, but could the overall effect of the smoky haze in summer potentially be positive for yields? It’s a complex question to answer, says Dan Quinn, extension corn specialist with Purdue University, in this Corn School episode recorded… Read More

Grower groups and the federal government have partnered on providing funding for wheat research to the tune of over $20 million over five years. With over $11.2 million in funding coming from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership AgriScience program, a further $9.3 million will come from: Manitoba Crop Alliance… Read More


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