RealAg Radio, July 27: The future of farm machinery, dairy vodka, & Wheat Pete’s Word

Darcy Cook of JCA Electronics and the DOT Power Platform.

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights:

  • What does the future hold for electric motors and farm equipment, as the UK commits to not allowing new diesel and gas vehicles by 2040?;
  • Darcy Cook, director of engineering for JCA Electronics, the company that provided the internal electronics in the DOT Power Platform, discusses opportunities and future of automation in agriculture;
  • Wheat Pete’s weekly update on all things agronomy in Ontario, with wheat harvest continuing and corn tasseling later than normal;
  • From chocolate milk to… vodka? Plans in Ontario to make vodka from ultrafiltered milk.

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday — 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM (and replayed the next morning.)


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