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Trimble Adds Distributors to its Global Vantage Network for Agriculture

Canada West, Australia (2) and The Netherlands 18 Nov 2017 5:05 pm

Free range livestock production compromises food security, according to a Sas..

Housing pigs in modern barns can reduce the likelihood of the animals catching some illnesses, says Dr. Susan Detmer 17 Nov 2017 9:45 pm

Quebec ag start-up receives federal investment

Synergro Free could product 10 per cent higher yields in some crops, according to Inocucor’s CEO 17 Nov 2017 9:36 pm

Know what Mother Nature’s plans are, sooner

A weather radar station near Radisson, Sask. is being upgraded with state-of-the-art equipment. The station is the first to receive these i 17 Nov 2017 7:41 pm

Délimax-Montpak group announces agreement in principle to acquire assets of ..

Délimax-Montpak, an industry leader and North America’s foremost veal and lamb processing company, today announced that it has reached a 17 Nov 2017 7:16 pm

IL Pork Internship Applications Due December 1

The Illinois Pork Producers Association is recruiting for the 2018 State Ambassador Internship. The individual will serve as a representati 17 Nov 2017 7:13 pm

Boosting Canada’s Global Expertise in Water Security and Precision Agricul..

Two innovative research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will bolster their expertise in water security and agricultural 17 Nov 2017 7:02 pm

Potato Harvest Update

Next an update on the potato harvest. I recently caught up with Lyndon Nakamura, a director with Potato Growers of Alberta. 17 Nov 2017 6:56 pm

Weekly Grains And Oilseeds Market Summary 17 Nov 2017 6:55 pm

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association happy with government support of wil..

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association welcomes the Brad Wall government’s promise for matching donations for wildfire relief in west 17 Nov 2017 6:53 pm

Canola surpassed all wheat acreage in Western Canada for the first time in 2..

2017 marked the first year that Canola has surpassed all wheat acreage in Western Canada, so producers are relying on it a lot in their cro 17 Nov 2017 6:52 pm

Efficiency Key When Discussing Future Of Canadian Grain Industry

G3 CEO Karl Gerrand took the stage this week at the Grain World Conference in Winnipeg. 17 Nov 2017 6:50 pm

New Crop Missions Underway

The Canadian new crop missions are underway. 17 Nov 2017 6:49 pm

Monsanto fights back against California’s listing of glyphosate on Prop 65

Ag groups join Monsanto in rejecting California’s claims of glyphosate as a possible carcinogen 17 Nov 2017 6:35 pm

Canada, Mexico Will Entertain 5-Year Review Clause Over NAFTA Termination Cla..

Canada and Mexico are prepared to engage the United States on one of its most contentious demands for NAFTA, in an early indication that pr 17 Nov 2017 5:48 pm

Canadian Soy health claim not affected by U.S. Announcement

Canada’s health claim for soy protein and cholesterol reduction is not impacted by the recent announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Ad 17 Nov 2017 5:42 pm

Free Range Production Compromises Food Safety

A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says the move to boutique style free range livestock production co 17 Nov 2017 5:38 pm

A visit to Thompsons Ltd. might be the only stop farmers need to make

Farmers can buy many of their crop inputs, as well as field data software, at Thompsons Limited 17 Nov 2017 5:36 pm

Prairie Swine Centre Celebrates 25 Years of Making Research Work

The President and CEO says the value of swine industry supported research being conducted by the Prairie Swine Centre is being demonstrated 17 Nov 2017 5:35 pm

New Livestock Antibiotic Requirements Take Effect January 1 - Are You Ready?

Antibiotics used to prevent and treat animal diseases are an important tool for livestock producers and veterinarians 17 Nov 2017 11:48 am

Filling Intercropping Info Gap

Two crops or one? Sometimes, growing two crops simultaneously on the same piece of land – called intercropping – can benefit farmers. B 17 Nov 2017 10:35 am

Star Performance: Hypor Libra* Delivers Uniform Litters & More

If you chose “D”, you chose the Hypor Libra*, a new commercial sow backed by the top Landrace genetics and eight years of intensive gen 16 Nov 2017 9:52 pm

Michigan dairy farm will no longer milk cows after this year

Schaub Dairy Farm will continue to produce hay and corn after deciding to end its dairy operations 16 Nov 2017 9:06 pm

Maizex founders inducted into Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame

Kent ag hall of famers shows off the diversity of opportunities within agriculture, says Dave Baute 16 Nov 2017 7:52 pm

Farmers Embracing Mental Health

Manitoba Canola Growers Association(MCGA) and Canadian Canola Growers Association(CCGA) are proud to sponsor guest speaker Michael Landsber 16 Nov 2017 5:16 pm

B.C. farmer hopes to restore endangered swine breed’s numbers

There are only about 400 purebred large black pigs left in Canada 16 Nov 2017 5:15 pm

Bill 148 may threaten rural Ontario

Municipalities across the province are concerned about how Bill 148 – or, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 – could impact thei 16 Nov 2017 5:15 pm

APG Explores Service Fee Reduction to .75%

The Alberta Pulse Growers (APG) will explore a potential service fee reduction from 1% to 0.75% during zone meetings this fall, culminating 16 Nov 2017 5:09 pm

AgriProfit for Crop Producers

On a previous program we heard about the AgriProfit$ program for livestock producers. Today, for crop producers. 16 Nov 2017 5:05 pm

Alberta Oat Growers Commission Update

Next we hear about what’s happening in the oat industry. 16 Nov 2017 5:04 pm

Wildfire relief fund growing for Saskatchewan producers in need

Sixty-five-thousand dollars cash and more than 1,000 bales of hay are among the donations to a wildfire relief fund organized by the Saskat 16 Nov 2017 5:02 pm

Will Yields Continue To Increase Into The Future?

By the year 2050, there will be 9.8 billion people on earth to feed. 16 Nov 2017 4:59 pm

Manitoba Beef Producers Concludes Fall District Meetings

Manitoba Beef Producers wrapped up its round of fall district meetings this week. 16 Nov 2017 4:56 pm

New Holland T6.175 Dynamic Command™ Tractor Wins Machine of the Year 2018 ..

The New Holland T6.175 Dynamic CommandTM tractor was crowned “Machine of the Year” 2018 in the Mid Class Tractor category at the Agrite 16 Nov 2017 4:52 pm

Meet the Canadian Foundation for Food and Agricultural Education Agricultura..

Board President Dr. Janice Elmhirst today announced that the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) has been renamed the Canadi 16 Nov 2017 4:50 pm

Spuds making their mark in Alberta

The Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA) had its AGM in Red Deer last night, with Ag Minister Oneil Carlier and growers from across the province 16 Nov 2017 4:44 pm

DNA doesn’t lie: new technology authenticates food ingredients

Now that scientists can barcode and catalogue the unique DNA sequence of any living being, they’re putting the technology to the test to 16 Nov 2017 4:32 pm

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special

Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2017 Audio Special for November 16, 2016 16 Nov 2017 4:24 pm

Unresolved Trade Issues Biggest Risk Factor for North American Pork Producers

The Vice President Pork Analysis with EMI Analytics says unresolved trade issues are the biggest risk factor on the horizon for North Ameri 16 Nov 2017 4:20 pm

Boosting Canada's Global Expertise in Water Security and Precision Agricultur..

Two innovative research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will bolster their expertise in water security and agricultural 16 Nov 2017 4:17 pm

Investing in Quebec's clean tech industry to help Canadian farmers grow more ..

MP Lambropoulos announces $2.5 million for Montreal company to develop natural fertilizer MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian familie 16 Nov 2017 4:15 pm

Case IH Magnum tractor sells for top dollar at BigIron auction

Other top sellers included a John Deere 6140R tractor and New Holland CR9070 combine 15 Nov 2017 9:17 pm

U.S. corn harvest completion climbs by 13 percent in one week

U.S. corn harvest is still 9 percent behind completion levels recorded at this time last year 15 Nov 2017 8:49 pm

Manitoba barn fire claims more than 7,000 pigs

The barn fire was accidental, according to the Office of the Fire Commissioner 15 Nov 2017 6:54 pm

Wild boars could wreak havoc in Saskatchewan

A recent rise in wild boar sightings in Saskatchewan has sparked investigation into controlling the population of this nuisance. 15 Nov 2017 5:49 pm

Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Trudeau’s TPP decision

Trudeau’s decision not to sign TPP agreement shows his interests remain in Canada, DFC says 15 Nov 2017 5:11 pm

Canada’s ag industry continues to grow

Farmers may be pleased to hear that the country’s “agricultural sector continues to show economic growth,” according to a news releas 15 Nov 2017 5:11 pm

Red Spring Wheat Market

First off today we find out what’s happening on the red spring wheat market. 15 Nov 2017 4:45 pm

Sugar Beet Harvest

Next, as we hear from Arnie Bergen-Henengouwen, president of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers, this year’s harvest was a great one. 15 Nov 2017 4:44 pm

Wednesday is last day for post-harvest crop insurance claims

Wednesday is the deadline for Saskatchewan farmers to file post-harvest claims for crop loss through crop insurance. 15 Nov 2017 4:42 pm