September’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report showed little movement in field crop production estimates, but highlighted fluctuations in corn and soybeans. Soybean production, according to the report is pegged at 3.63 billion bushels, with yields expected to average 47.9 bushel per acre. “Well it’s a little bit bigger than what the market… Read More

AGCO has introduced the Fendt 900 Series tractors at the 2019 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois, and RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin is there to get all the details. “This is a ground-up development, purely focused on the North American farmer,” says Andrew Sunderman, AGCO tactical marketing manager for high horsepower tractors. The series features five… Read More

CLAAS has announced the full commercial launch of the AXION 900-800 series at Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois. RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin had a chance to catch up with Drew Fletcher, product manager with CLAAS of America, to talk about the 200 to 440 horsepower tractors’ release into American and Canadian markets. Fletcher says the… Read More

The debate surrounding what should be considered meat — and what isn’t — continues to spark conversation across the food industry. What are plant-based burgers, such as the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat, actually made of? Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor at the University of California-Davis, was a guest on AgriTalk last week where he shared… Read More

Yet another undercover animal abuse video rolled out last week, filmed months ago by animal rights “activists,” and released just as tweets and photos celebrating June as Dairy Month began. In the same week, mainstream media published several stories following up on what many farmers had brought forward at the Standing Committee on Agriculture: that… Read More

American President Donald Trump has authorized the department of agriculture to provide up to US$16 billion in assistance program payouts to American farmers. The announcement comes after President Trump directed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to create a relief strategy to support its farmers for the long-run as the country continues a trade war with China…. Read More