We’re moving into prime white mould season — mid-summer and into August. While conditions were very favourable for disease development through June (wet and cool), mid-to-late July’s heat and dry conditions could have slowed progress of the disease. While you won’t be able to gauge infection levels in soybeans without scouting (hint: go do that… Read More

It’s crop tour season in most areas, and as part of this week’s update, Bruce Burnett of CWB joins Kelvin Heppner to recap his tour looking at crop conditions across the Canadian prairies. The ag ministers’ meeting in PEI, a new canola crush plant at Camrose and fusarium issues in wheat are also highlighted in the… Read More

The dry conditions in much of the west are underlying many conversations and decisions at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina while excess moisture is causing problems in Ontario. Here’s this week’s news update, featuring Norm Hall of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan and others: Find more coverage of the ’15 Farm Progress Show here Subscribe: iTunes… Read More

There’s something distinctly different about this week’s news update…and it likely has something to do with Kelvin Heppner not hosting it. RealAgriculture editor and resident fast-talker, Lyndsey Smith, fills in for our usual broadcaster this week, and is joined by Debra Murphy to talk what’s top of mind this week. What do they talk about?… Read More

#Plant15 continues at a rapid pace, and it will now include some sugar beet acres in southern Alberta, as growers have settled their contract dispute with Rogers Sugar. The Canadian livestock industry is also awaiting the final ruling from the WTO in the dispute over U.S. country of origin labeling. There’s plenty more on these stories and more… Read More

 

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