AgMedia Roundtable – Western Farm Progress Show 2011 Wrap-Up

This years Farm Progress Show in Regina had everything from mini donuts to prototype machinery spread out over a massive area both indoors and out. RealAgriculture even had a booth at the event this year. There was a lot to cover and a lot to see. The show attracts roughly 40,000 visitors annually and is Canadas largest dry land farm show. This years show had a great component of new and innovative products and services, a lot of those by farmers, which is really a testament to the ingenuity and inventiveness of farmers across Canada.

In this episode of the AgMedia Roundtable, Shaun Haney of RealAgriculture.com and Lyndsey Smith of Grainews provide an overview of show as well as some of its high points.

Some of the topics include:
– the overall mood of farmers and exhibitors at the show.
– the growing presence of new innovations at the show
– the CWB debate
– saskatchewan farmer innovation

If you cannot see the embedded video below click here.

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

Trending

A possible win for farmers, another blow for Bill Morneau

This was probably not the scenario Bill Morneau envisioned when he decided to leave his Bay Street executive position and run for the Liberals in the 2015 federal election. The finance minister has quickly fallen from star candidate status to liability, as underlined by Prime Minister Trudeau's awkward attempts to block reporters from questioning him…Read more ยป

Related

One Comment

Leave a Reply