What’s potentially on the desk for the next agriculture minister? What should be in the new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s mandate letter? Host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Tyler McCann, managing director of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, for this episode of RealAg Politics. McCann recently wrote his own mandate letter of what he… Read More

How late can you plant winter wheat and still get an amazing plant stand? As agronomist Peter Johnson discovers on this episode of RealAgriculture’s Wheat School, even wheat planted in mid-November can deliver a top crop. Earlier this summer he visited with C&M Seeds research agronomist Mike Holzworth at the company’s variety testing site. Johnson… Read More

Trees tend to generate an emotional response from most cash croppers — some growers love them, others hate them. The joy or angst typically stems from the impact the large, expansive perennial plants have on growing crops. On this episode of Corn School, RealAgriculture agronomist Peter Johnson looks back at the research of Dr. Charles Baldwin who… Read More

Danuser Machine Company’s new Hornet post driver was unveiled at Farm Progress Show back in August. The Hornet is a quick and powerful post driver with a jack hammer style power cell that offers a controlled, high-speed driving performance, the company says. There are two models available: the T7 and the T8-RR. “This is our… Read More

AGCO has introduced the Massey Ferguson VE series planters. The new planters come in rigid or folding-frame, narrow transport or track planters, which offers growers straightforward, dependable, durable planters that deliver consistent, accurate seed placement for optimum yields, says AGCO. Kirby Woods, product specialist at AGCO, says that the new planter line-up has refreshed styling,… Read More