Former U.S. president Ronald Reagan popularized the phrase “trust, but verify” in the context of the Cold War, but similar logic applies in the active battle against increasingly-prevalent glyphosate-resistant kochia. It’s a safe assumption to trust that kochia is glyphosate-resistant in much of Western Canada, but there’s still value in verifying, says Ian Epp, agronomy specialist… Read More

Whether we’re talking imports of electric vehicles or pea protein, or promises made ahead of upcoming elections, tariffs are back in the spotlight in many Western countries, including the U.S. The Biden government’s decision to impose high tariffs on Chinese-made EVs is in line with past decisions that were made by the Trump administration, while… Read More

How do corn hybrids respond to foliar feeding? And what’s the potential yield impact and return on that investment? Those are questions PRIDE Seeds agronomist Stephanie Myslik tackles on this episode of RealAgriculture Corn School. In 2023, Myslik ran a trial to evaluate how tissue testing and foliar feeding could impact the PRIDE hybrid A6929G4…. Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss stripe rust, a moisture update, and more; Hear a spotlight interview with Kimball Lischynski with Federated Co-operatives Limited on their BINLogic; A clip from the recent episode of the Pests… Read More

When it comes to weed control in soybeans, it’s always best to start clean and stay clean. But when fieldwork and planting are delayed thanks to poor spring conditions, growers are often forced to plant now and spray later. That’s the situation many Ontario growers have experienced in 2024 as wet spring conditions dictated that… Read More

Hello June! Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend. On this weekend’s show, with host Shaun Haney is joined by: John Barlow with the Conservative Party of Canada on the active agriculture-related files on Parliament Hill; Haney then discusses the 10 organizations that called for fixes for the proposed capital… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Meagan Murdoch of Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Stuart Person of MNP, and RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s appearance at the House of Commons’ ag… Read More

New survey data shows around half of farms that have farmland rental agreements up for renewal this year are expecting rental rates to increase, with some anticipating a significant jump in the land rent component of their cost of production. Rising land rent costs are coinciding with the increasing cost of owning land, as borrowing… Read More

There are plenty of active agriculture-related files on Parliament Hill heading into the final three weeks of the spring session, including carbon pricing policy, capital gains tax changes, HPAI in dairy cattle, funding for 4-H, and the implementation of a Grocery Code of Conduct. The Conservative Party’s shadow minister of agriculture and deputy chair of… Read More

 

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