RealAg Radio, April 30: Bill C-49, closing the yield gap, and planting early

How do we close the gap between potential yields and actual yields achieved in a country? Host Shaun Haney starts off the show talking about a recent article in The Economist. 


  • Top Ag News – An update on Bill C-49, soil health in politics, CPTPP, and more.
  • In-season analytics – Nope, we’re not talking baseball. Jay Kinnaird of Farmers Edge joins the show to talk farm data.
  • Agronomy – Resident agronomist Peter Johnson joins to discuss soil temperatures, starter fertilizer, on-farm trials, and much more.

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

Send your thoughts and feedback to Shaun ([email protected]) or Kelvin ([email protected]), or tweet us using #RealAgRadio.


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