On this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and her reaction to the new cabinet announced yesterday; Greg Northey, vice president of corporate affairs at Pulse Canada, talks about shipping container shortages, and the Container Crunch website and campaign; Mike Shewchuk, president of the Saskatchewan… Read More

The governments of Canada and Ontario will spend $2.6 million on Ontario-led agri-food research to develop new technologies, practices, and solutions for the sector. Funding hrough the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) will support programs focusing on enhancing food safety, developing innovative production systems, and increasing plant health and protection, the province says. Some of the… Read More

Fendt’s Vario 300 Gen4 Series tractors are a compact, powerful, built-to-order piece of machinery. “Brand new to North America, excited, excited, excited to bring this tractor here,” said David Soliday, senior marketing manager of tractors at AGCO, at the 2021 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois. There are four different models on offer from Fendt,… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, guest hosted by Lyndsey Smith. You’ll hear from: Pekka Pesonen of Copa-Cogeca, representing European farmers and agri-cooperatives. He talks with Kelvin Heppner about the E.U.’s Farm to Fork Strategy; A clip from last night’s episode of The Agronomists, featuring Laura Van Eerd and Scott Gillespie; Danny Ottenbreit… Read More

It’s time for the season finale of Ontario Diagnostic Days! The annual Ontario field crop diagnostic days held at Ridgetown, Elora, and Winchester are again virtual in 2021. On this live broadcast, University of Guelph professors Dave Hooker and Francois Tardif join host Shaun Haney to talk three hot topics that are sure to grab growers’… Read More

Welcome to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Karl Hoppe, beef cattle nutritionist and extension specialist at North Dakota State University, talks about weed seeds and how they can travel with feed; Doug Moisey of Pioneer Seeds Canada talks herbicide carryover, flea beetles, cutworms, soil testing, and more; Peter… Read More

Despite major concerns from farmers, the European Union’s proposed Farm to Fork strategy received a show of support from members of the European Parliament last week. The policy, which the European Commission says is aimed at making the EU’s food systems “fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly,” would introduce significant restrictions to the amount of pesticides, fertilizers,… Read More

Technology should make tasks easier, faster or more secure — and options for managing farm information and data should do the same. In this interview, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney and April Popadynec, Product Specialist with FCC AgExpert, explore the value of digitizing farm information, records, and data. As Popadynec explains, having digital, shareable information means a… Read More