RealAgriculture inks 3-year SiriusXM deal with Rural Radio 147


(Picture Butte, AB) May 7, 2018 – RealAgriculture is excited to announce the signing of a new three-year broadcast agreement for RealAg Radio on SiriusXM Rural Radio Channel 147.

Launched in the fall of 2016, RealAg Radio is Canada’s only daily national agricultural radio program. Hosted by Shaun Haney, along with Kelvin Heppner, the show features interviews and discussions covering current events, markets, agronomy, and farm management — issues impacting broadacre farmers, livestock producers, and North American agriculture as a whole.

The new deal demonstrates a commitment to listeners and advertisers to continue to provide high-quality and engaging agricultural information and content for farmers from coast-to-coast across North America.

The 60-minute show airs every weekday afternoon at 4 pm eastern, as part of a block of North America’s best agriculture radio programs, including Ag PhD Radio, AgriTalk, and Market Day Report. A replay of RealAg Radio can also be heard on Rural Radio every weekday morning at 7 am eastern. The podcast version of the show can be found on and in iTunes and other podcast apps.

With 2.7 million Canadian subscribers, research shows SiriusXM Canada listeners tune in ten hours a week while only spending three hours a week listening to conventional radio. In a recent survey of subscribers, 54 percent of farmers say they listen regularly and 47 percent of our listeners farm 2,500 acres or more.

SiriusXM satellite radio is available in factory-installed car radios and portable radios in tractors, combines, sprayers, cars, trucks, boats, and consumer products for homes. In addition, listeners can tune in via web-streaming and on-demand apps (smartphones and tablets).

2018 also marks the 10th anniversary of RealAgriculture, which was founded by Shaun Haney, a seed farmer from Alberta, Canada.

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Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM:

Found exclusively on SiriusXM channel 147, this is the agribusiness and Western-lifestyle channel for the U.S. and Canada. Rural Radio’s program schedule revolves around original productions focused on agriculture, equine, hunting, fishing, Western sports, and living the country life in small towns and ranches. Broadcast operations for the station are located in Nashville, Tennessee. The channel airs multiple exclusive series including “Market Day Report,” “Rural Evening News,” “AgriTalk,” “Ag PhD Radio,” and “Western Sports RoundUp.” Rural Radio also carries live broadcasts of Western sports such as WPCA and PRCA rodeos every weekend. To get the full schedule visit

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