I feel like I probably could have written a daily update of all that went on this week, as each day had the RealAgriculture team busy. If you attended CropSphere or any of the Crop Production Week festivities in Saskatoon, perhaps we even crossed paths. The week kicked off with a bang (and more than… Read More

It’s the last day of FarmTech — my very first one — and it’s been quite the week. The conference started with a big, bombastic Don Cherry look-a-like, featured popular presentations from Patrick Fabian, Stuart Barden, Drew Lerner and OMAFRA’s Peter Johnson, with the one and only Ron McLean speaking at Wednesday’s banquet, and will close… Read More

For a portion of the west, winter has come early. The tail end of October brought a huge dump of snow to parts of Alberta that has, for the most part, stuck around. That begs the question, is this what we can expect for the rest of the winter? Compared to last “winter”, this kind… Read More

So here it is February and we’ve officially had one week of winter…..I think. In fact, parts of the prairies this week will see extended periods of double digit temperatures. That’s great from a not liking the cold perspective, but unfortunately, there hasn’t been a lot of moisture to go along with that either. That… Read More

When should you consider switching corn and plant a shorter-season hybrid? That’s a question many growers in some southwestern regions of Ontario are wrestling with as the calendar pushes ever closer to June. Spring weather conditions in many areas of the province have been good and planting is proceeding at a strong pace. However, heavy… Read More