RealAg Radio, Feb 15: CropConnect, amalgamating producer groups and the on-farm practicality of new technology


To start the show off, Roberta Galbraith, co-chair of CropConnect, joins guest host Kelvin Heppner to talk about the sold-out conference. Then:

  • Star Trek vs Star Wars — trends in farm machinery (including automation, sensors and virtual reality), and their practicality on farms, with David Yee, vice president of the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI), and speaker at CropConnect.
  • A background on Climate FieldView, with Lori Reimer.
  • Farmer Panel – Myron Krahn and Ron Krahn join the show to talk about the conference; moisture concerns; crop acre changes; upgrades in machinery and tech; fall tillage and cover crops; the potential for potatoes in the province; amalgamating farm groups; recruiting directors; and engaging farmers in the discussions around producer groups.

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