Monthly Archives: July 2017

Case IH unveils equipment changes and additions for 2018

Case IH announced several changes and additions to its equipment lineup for 2018 on Monday. The Case IH Trident 5550 liquid/dry combination applicator is billed as the fastest converting combination applicator on the market, changing from liquid to dry and back to liquid during the growing season. “Other so-called combination applicators simply are adaptations of… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 31: Late soybeans, Know GMO movie, & goodbye Glen Murray

It’s Agronomy Monday, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Peter Johnson takes a few minutes from harvesting wheat to discuss soybean issues growers are seeing — late maturity, downy mildew, aphids and more, as well as western bean cutworm in corn; Rob Saik, Agri-Trend founder and executive producer of the “Know GMO”… Read more »

Japan to increase tariff on frozen beef imports from Canada and the United States to 50%

Starting August 1, 2017, Japan has triggered a safeguard to increase the tariff on its frozen beef imports from countries that it does not have a free trade agreement with.  Increasing the tariff on frozen beef imports from 38.5% to 50% will impact Canada and the United States and not Australia, Chile and Mexico who… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 28: Wheat yields, NAFTA wish list, & Japanese beef tariffs

Friday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Anne Wasko on the climbing Canadian dollar and the impact of Japan announcing increased tariffs on beef as of August 1; Neil Townsend of FarmLink Marketing Solutions on the U.S. wheat tour yield estimate and why he thinks prices have yet to… Read more »