Only 10 days after its November 2018 release, a farm-based video game sold more than one million copies worldwide, and has now sold more than two million. Farming Simulator 19 from GIANTS Software offers gamers the opportunity to “become a modern farmer and develop your farm on two huge American and European environments, filled with exciting… Read More

Myscosphaerella blight — more commonly known as ascochyta — can cause significant devastation in pea, lentil, chickpeas and even faba bean crops. Robyne Bowness Davidson, research scientist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, says in this Pulse School episode that farmers should be out scouting for ascochyta just before the crop starts flowering. “You can certainly… Read More

Lameness is the dairy industry’s leading and most visible animal welfare concern. It’s also among the top three health challenges, along with mastitis and reproductive problems. Veterinarian Dr. Laura Solano, dairy cattle extension specialist at Calgary, Alberta-based Farm Animal Care Associates, says that despite the negative impacts to lameness, studies show that 15 to 30… Read More

Today on RealAg Radio: Jonathon Driedger, senior market analyst, FarmLink Marketing Solutions; and Farmers from across Canada talk crop conditions, and ‘the year of adversity.’ Have feedback? Story idea? Send an email to Shaun Haney about the show at [email protected] or connect with us @Realagriculture on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #realagradio. RealAg Radio airs… Read More

Today on RealAg Radio: Top ag news (and Stampede fashion), with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Cam Dahl, Cereals Canada, on the amalgamation between the organization and Canadian International Grains Institute, synergies in malting and brewing, and more; and, Farming Simulator 2019 has sold over 2 million copies since November. Richard Scott Jones from PCGamesN joins the… Read More

It’s been a challenging growing season to date in Ontario, and the rough conditions in May and June are showing up in corn rows. Got funky-coloured corn? The cause all comes down to root growth. Peter Johnson, RealAgriculture agronomist, says that early-planted corn that went in fit to un-fit is yellowing, sometimes row to row…. Read More