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Real Agriculture by Realagriculture Agronomy Team, Real.. - 15h ago
Besides just the sheer work of moving through crops on foot (and, in some cases, trying not to get lost in them), scouting can prove difficult in just deciding what path to walk. Drone technology is changing that. According to Adrian Moens of AJM Seeds, using drones to map a field prior to scouting gives... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Bernard Tobin, Realagriculture - 1d ago

After a wet spring, the weather has turned hot and dry in Ontario and that could mean a proliferation of pests in soybean fields across the province. On this episode of RealAgriculture Soybean School, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs entomologist Tracey Baute says a change in the weather will likely bring on... Read More
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Grain markets ended the week lower as the complex saw selling on some better weather and growing conditions for a North American crop that continues to be behind in terms of development. If it wasn’t for a good rally on Friday, we would’ve seen an even further departure on the futures board than what you’re... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Realagriculture News Team - 2d ago

On a what would be a normal Thursday evening for most, the Weather Network tweeted something that would eventually cause a ruckus on social media within the agriculture community. On the company’s website, it claims: “we are committed to delivering weather information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, across all platforms – responsive... Read More
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It’s our last show from Saskatchewan’s Ag in Motion. Today’s show features a farmer panel with twitter sensations Jeff Bennett, Megz Reynolds, and Jim Hale. Guided by host Shaun Haney, the group discusses crop conditions, entrepreneurship, dealing with the stress of farming, labour (and childcare) challenges, and principles of machinery ownership. Have feedback? Story idea? Send... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Kara Oosterhuis, Realagriculture - 2d ago

Ag in Motion attendees had a chance to see Dot — the autonomous robotic power platform — operate at Langham, Sask., this week. Dot has made appearances across different tradeshows since its original debut and launch in 2017, but this time, it brought a fertilizer spreader along – the latest of its attachments. Exciting to... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Realagriculture News Team, Realagri.. - 2d ago

AgVisor Pro, a global platform that connects farmers to experienced ag experts, launched this week in Ag in Motion. Currently offering access to roughly 50 advisors, the platform enables users to connect via audio, video, or text, with photo-sharing capabilities. It also saves the connection for future reference. “AgVisor Pro is basically the ‘Uberization’ of... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Realagriculture Agronomy Team, Real.. - 2d ago

Farmers across Canada will have five new fungicides in their disease management toolbox in 2020. This week, Syngenta Canada rolled out Miravis, a new fungicide umbrella brand that will offer five new products growers can use to fight disease in a range of crops. In this video, Eric Phillips, Syngenta Canada’s fungicides and insecticides product... Read More
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Real Agriculture by Realag Machinery Insider, Realagric.. - 2d ago

This year may not have been a wet one for much of western Canada, but those years sure happen. When they do, Degelman’s Scorpion Hitch is designed to get seed and fertilizer done in one pass in less than ideal conditions, says Derek Molnar. RealAgriculture’s Kara Oosterhuis caught up with Molnar at the Degelman booth... Read More
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Today, on the show: Andria Karstens with Climate FieldView on the latest from the platform; Scott Meers, insect management specialist with the Government of Alberta, provides an update on insect pests in the province, and a discussion on the co-evolution of crop hybrids and economic thresholds; Wendy White of Viterra, joins to talk markets; and... Read More

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