With harvest all but done in Western Canada and producers finally getting into corn in the East, farm show and meeting season has arrived. Several Real Ag team members are attending Agri-Trade in Red Deer this week, as Kelvin Heppner touches base with Shaun Haney at Westerner Park on this week’s ag news podcast. Kelvin also has more from the… Read More

There’s never a shortage of things to talk about when it comes to Canadian agriculture. As part of “This Week on Real Ag,” Kelvin touches on harvest progress, cattle herd expansion, General Mills shareholders vote against banning GMO ingredients, confusion about rail penalties and buying fertilizer for next year, among other things. Get caught up on… Read More

Snow and freezing temperatures arrived earlier than welcomed in parts of Western Canada this week. We also saw a bearish market report from the USDA and some new developments surrounding the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board. It was also a week on the road for the RealAg team, as Shaun, Lyndsey and Bern attended… Read More

It’s been another busy week on the site. In news, we saw: the worrying PEDv update from the Manitoba Chief Veterinary Officer, an announcement of another new elevator for CWB and the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program is now accepting applications. On perhaps a more introspective level, Andrew Campbell challenged our ideas of animals and Owen Roberts tackled criticism of… Read More