RealAg Radio, Feb 22: Rural high-speed, soybean protein content & the future of ag data platforms

Thursday’s show, with host Kelvin Heppner — highlights:

  • Could satellites from companies like SpaceX address the problem with slow rural internet?
  • Herbicide carryover concerns due to dryness
  • Francois Labelle of Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers discusses implications of soybeans in Western Canada having lower protein content, with one grain company implementing price discounts based on protein
  • Terry Griffin of Kansas State University chats with Kelvin about the future of ag data platforms and how farmers should choose which ones to use
  • Wheat Pete shares this week’s Word, covering topics from geese feeding on wheat to herbicide resistance.

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday at 4 pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.


Kelvin Heppner

Kelvin Heppner is a field editor for Real Agriculture based near Altona, Manitoba. Prior to joining Real Ag he spent more than 10 years working in radio. He farms with his father near Rosenfeld, MB and is on Twitter at @realag_kelvin


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