What do you want to improve on your farm this spring? As part of TechTour LIVE last month, Rob Hannam of Synthesis Agri-Food Network encouraged farmers to apply “lean” principles to their farm operations. As he explains in the video below, “lean” is a philosophy for reducing loss and waste from a process. There are… Read More

If you’re looking to catch up on what’s been happening in the world of Canadian agriculture, this week’s podcast runs the gamut — from seed companies collecting end point royalties to why some weeds are more prone to herbicide resistance to why McDonald’s is looking to Canada for “sustainable beef.” Here’s “This Week on Real… Read More

In farming, time is often the most scarce resource. Working longer hours isn’t an option. So RealAgriculture.com, together with Dow AgroSciences, are hosting a series of one-day conferences across Western Canada focused on making the most of our time — being as efficient as possible. TechTour Live kicked off in Brandon on Monday, featuring business coach Donald Cooper (of Cooper… Read More

In about a month, Real Agriculture with tour partner Dow AgroSciences is hosting is hosting five, one-day events across Western Canada. A combination workshop and panel, the TechTour Live event is all about finding efficiency in your existing farm operation. Efficiency may mean a clear succession plan with strong farm leadership (that’s what Donald Cooper… Read More

Communication is essential to team success, whether you’re changing tires on the sidelines of a Formula One race, managing a family-run business or harvesting this year’s crop. You’ve likely already heard that we’ll be hosting TechTour LIVE! in the new year, with our event partner, Dow AgroSciences Canada. The event was born of the TechTour series, where we… Read More