Concerns surrounding this year’s crop have been across the board — from a lack of moisture, to major storms and hail, to late rain, challenges from the growing season have translated into harvest quality concerns. RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney brought on Wendy White, grain marketing manger with Viterra on Thursday’s show to provide an… Read More

On Wednesday’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney has the following guests: Jessika Guse with the top ag news stories of the day; Fawn Jackson, senior manager of government and international relations with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association; and, Wendy White, manager of grain marketing for Viterra’s central region. Do you love corn? Maybe soybeans or… Read More

This Thursday edition of RealAg Radio is a dandy, if we do say so ourselves. On today’s show: Lyndsey Smith does her best Jessika Guse impression and covers the news (but not that well); Kaitlyn Kitzan, who spoke on the importance of agriculture to the House of Commons; Shawn Skolney, with Viterra, on wheat and canola,markets;… Read More

Effective immediately, China’s General Administration of Customs has banned Viterra’s shipments of canola to the Asian country. This announcement by China comes just days after the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) stated, “Chinese importers refuse to purchase any canola seed from Canada at this time.” A spokesperson at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada stated to RealAgriculture… Read More

Friday is here and it’s a good day to have a good day. For today’s show, RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney discusses the top agriculture news stories of the day with news lead, Jessika Guse. Everything from PEDv being discovered a second time in Alberta, to the National Energy Board (NEB) concluding the Trans Mountain pipeline… Read More

It’s day three of the Western Canadian Crop Production Show, and today’s letter of the day is C, for Coffee. Between, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney, news lead, Jessika Guse and sales lead Brad Martin, I think it’s safe to say we’ve drank a lot of coffee these past few days. Today’s show was recorded… Read More

Viterra wants to make sure producers don’t miss another opportunity to market their grain when they want to – even if you’re at the lake, and the lake is in Arizona. The company is launching its suite of online contracting options through its portal “myViterra.” According to the news release, customers can use their accounts… Read More

Viterra is expanding its grain handling network into the U.S. The Regina-based subsidiary of Glencore has acquired a 140,000 metric tonne grain handling facility from Gavilon Grain in Grand Forks, North Dakota — 125km south of the Canada-U.S. border down I-29. “We’re pleased to add this facility to our asset network, and to continue building our… Read More

The CEO of one of Canada’s largest grain companies is “very optimistic” a timely resolution will be reached to maintain Canadian pulse crop shipments to India. A looming change to India’s phytosanitary policy for pulse imports effective April 1 has left sales to Canada’s largest pulse export market in limbo over the last few weeks. “Canada realizes… Read More

 

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