This last week of March will see some new reports come in, as farmers begin to finalize seeding details both in Canada and the U.S. For today’s RealAg LIVE!, host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Jon Driedger of LeftField Commodity Research, to talk “wildcard” crops, canola acres, rotation decisions, the forecast, and intended corn and soybean… Read More

Struggling with what to make of the markets lately? Moving the market, in this moment, is the latest WASDE report; and to help break it down for us is Jon Driedger of Leftfield Commodity Research, joining host Shaun Haney for today’s RealAg LIVE! Tune in for a new LIVE! Q&A every weekday at 3 pm… Read More

Welcome to a brand new month! Summer may be quickly speeding away, but we’re here to help you with the transition with another great episode of RealAg Radio. We’ve got a bit of a twist on today’s show — with all of the conferences and tradeshows being canceled due to COVID-19, we haven’t been able… Read More

The recently released Statistics Canada report projected canola production to decline by 0.4 per cent to 19.4 m tonnes for 2020. Yields are expected to be up, with harvested area down. “In terms of their estimate for production, in our opinion it’s a bit on the light side, our estimate is just shy of 20… Read More

Welcome to our midweek edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, we’re going to take a deep dive into the markets! You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Jon Driedger from LeftField Commodity Research, his take on the large crop of canola and spring wheat across the prairies… Read More

Happy Tuesday! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Darcy Herauf, of Farm Credit Canada, with a product spotlight; Jon Driedger, of LeftField Commodity Research on crop production estimates following the June USDA report; and Glen Hodgson, of the C.D. Howe Institute,… Read More

As June winds down to a close, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rolls out its revised acreage report. The latest report brought some surprises, to say the least, as some numbers were a significant revision from March, 2020. It is safe to say the market was a little shocked, as the USDA came… Read More

While harvest delays and yield challenges might typically support a commodity’s price in the markets, Canadian canola has a bigger issue – its large carryout. “It just hangs over like a wet blanket, and it’s something we’ve known was coming, and yet it creates a whole market situation where things just really feel like a… Read More

Today on the show you’ll hear: The top ag news, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; An update on the rather frustrated ag markets, with Jon Driedger, of Leftfield Commodity Research; and Inclement harvest weather, and your canola crop, with Justine Cornelsen, Canola Council of Canada Have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via… Read More

It’s Tuesday and today on RealAg Radio, host, Shaun Haney has the following guests on the show: RealAgriculture news lead, Jessika Guse has the top ag news stories of the day; Crystal Mackay, former president and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity reflects on her time with the organization; and, Jon Driedger of… Read More

It’s been a crazy 24 hours, let alone past week in Canadian politics. Although unsure if politics played a role, word got out this morning that China has blocked Richardson International Ltd.’s canola exports. That’s just one topic of many covered in today’s RealAg Radio segment of News with Guse with news lead Jessika Guse… Read More

RealAg Radio is back in full force today starting off with news with Guse! RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney and news lead, Jessika Guse have the top ag news stories of the day to start off the show. Guests on today’s show include, Jon Treloar of Acceleron BioAg. Treloar explains working biologicals into the crop input… Read More

If you have heard us say it once, you will hear us say it again: the crop conditions in Western Canada are quite variable. Surprisingly, though, at Ag In Motion last week farmers repeatedly told us that crop conditions were better than you might expect. This week, Farmlink Marketing Solutions staff and third-party field scouts… Read More

In a week that featured multiple major commodity market stories, the oilseed complex faced several variables pushing soybeans and canola in opposite directions. In the nearby month (July), canola was up 0.48% while soybeans fell 6.58% to lead all agricultural commodities lower. On Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, Shaun Haney and Jon Driedger, FarmLink Marketing… Read More

The wheat market rallied earlier this week after parts of the U.S. hard red winter wheat crop were pummelled by nasty weather. A blanket of snow fell on ripening wheat in parts of Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Nebraska. Heavy rains have also caused flooding from Oklahoma to Indiana. “There certainly is some damage in the… Read More


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