Dow AgroSciences LLC has announced the full Canadian approval of Enlist Duo herbicide, with Colex-D technology, by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). Canada is the first country to approve the Enlist weed control system that offers built-in 2,4-D tolerance in corn and soybean varieties. Enlist Duo provides the weed control and peace of… Read More

For row crop planter manufacturers like Kinze Manufacturing, the eastern block presents enormous opportunities for growth. Last week Kinze announced that it will be opening its first production facility abroad in Lithuania. See More Content about Kinze Susie Veatch, Kinze Manufacturing, Chief Marketing Officer spoke to RealAgriculture.com’s Shaun Haney about the new facility and what… Read More

Syngenta Canada Inc. announced today via press release that azoxystrobin has been registered for use on oats in the United States. Azoxystrobin is a key active ingredient in Quilt fungicide. As a result, oats grown in Canada and treated with Quilt can now be exported to the United States. “This timely U.S. registration gives Canadian… Read More

Seeding has just started in Saskatchewan, though most acres seeded are concentrated in the southwest and west-central parts of the province.That’s according to the first crop report of the season, current to May 6, The vast majority of farmers are still waiting for the land to dry out and the snow to fully disappear. According… Read More

The University of Guelph recently announced the appointment of Ken McEwan as director of the University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus. McEwan’s five-year term began May 1. McEwan has been acting interim director since Jan. 1, 2012. Earlier, he was research co-ordinator at Ridgetown. As Ridgetown’s tenth director, he will oversee 120 faculty and staff… Read More

2013 is a big year for 4-H Canada, as it’s the year the organization marks 100 years of “learn to do by doing.” Started in Roland, Manitoba, so very long ago, 4-H’s particular style of teaching young farm kids about everything from animal husbandry to woodworking has evolved in recent years to include instruction for… Read More

Elevators and ag-retail sites in several prairie towns will see new colours flying soon. As of today Richardson International Limited will take over certain of Viterra’s elevators, ag-retail sites, oat milling properties and Viterra’s share of 21st Century Grain Processing in the United States, plus a terminal at Thunder Bay, Ontario.   Viterra released this… Read More

Over 50 farmers gathered near a river diversion yesterday intending to send a message to the Manitoba government. The group of farmers, who farm near Lake Manitoba, were protesting a lack of fair compensation for forced flooding that occurred in 2011. A small group of farmers parked large equipment on the low side of the… Read More

It’s the last day of April, and precious few farmers have turned a wheel in Western Canada. It’s currently cool and wet in Manitoba with snow in the western part of the province. Parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan had snow just yesterday (and still more have woken up to a winter wonderland). While some in… Read More

Louis Dreyfus Canada now owns 100% of its 2,500-tonne per day Yorkton, Sask., canola crush plant. The company has bought out the minority interest from Mitsui & Co. According to a press release sent today, “Louis Dreyfus Canada and Mitsui determined, after a review of the Yorkton investment, that this transaction best served the interests… Read More