RealAgriculture.com Expands Team, Hires Saskatchewan Field Editor Picture Butte, Alta. — April 19, 2013 — Incredible traffic momentum, new features to the site and a significant distribution agreement with an online classified site has prompted RealAgriculture.com to once again expand its employee base. Shaun Haney and his team are pleased to announce that Debra Murphy,… Read More

Last week’s ice storm most certainly didn’t help to get planting season going. Worse still was the two days of rain prior to the storm. A small glimmer of warmer weather earlier this week has faded to more rain for much of the Ontario farming heartland. While there are certainly some tactics to planting in… Read More

The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) was formally incorporated today, according to a press release. The first of its kind in Canada, the council will speak on behalf of barley industry members and farmers. “This is the first time in history the entire value chain has been brought together from coast to coast on a… Read More

Parrish & Heimbecker Limited today announced the acquisition of a crop-input facility at Langbank, Saskatchewan, expanding services to farmers through its network of grain-handling and crop-input facilities. P&H at Langbank offers a full-service granular fertilizer operation with custom blending services, liquid fertilizers, canola and pedigreed bulk seed, as well as a full line of crop-protection… Read More

China’s decision to open another of its crushers to Canadian canola seed improves market access, according to the Canola Council of Canada. The authorization of three new crushers in the last few months means China now has the capacity to import an additional 1 million tonnes of canola seed from Canada, Canola Council of Canada… Read More

#ABbugchat will make its debut on Twitter tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16 at 10 am (11 am central). Many of us may be unfamiliar with this communication venue so perhaps it is best to do some preparation ahead. #ABbugchat will run weekly from mid-May to Mid-August. This year that means May 14 to August 13. It… Read More

Food and farming wise, I like what’s going on in agriculturally rich Waterloo region, where people have rallied to create the region’s first food charter. It was accepted by the regional council’s community services committee there Monday. The charter’s sponsor, the Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable, calls the five-point document “a statement of values and… Read More

If you cannot see the above embedded audio player, CLICK HERE According to Chuck Penner, LeftField Commodity Research, everyone was waiting for the USDA planting intention report with baited breathe but what shocked (or maybe not) the market was the stocks report. Farmers holding onto old crop crop corn and wheat without unhedged are feeling… Read More

DuPont and Monsanto have announced the companies have reached a technology licensing agreement that will see DuPont Pioneer offer Roundup Ready 2 and Xtend soybean varieties in the future. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto’s next-generation soybean technologies in the United States and Canada. DuPont and Monsanto also announced that they’d dismiss… Read More

 

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