Wednesday’s show, with host Shaun Haney — highlights: Top ag news with Kelvin Heppner, including CPTPP ratification bill possibly going to be introduced tomorrow, Canadian government taking “keep calm and carry on” approach to U.S. trade relations, ranchers working Parks Canada to save at-risk bird species, and Andrew Scheer kicks Maxime Bernier out of shadow… Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced five recipients of its scholarships for 2019. The recipients will receive funding to travel internationally to study a particular topic or issue in agriculture. They’re expected to travel for a minimum of 10 weeks, with at least six weeks of consecutive travel. “These five scholar candidates will spend the next two… Read More

A total of five, $15,000 scholarships are up for grabs through the Canadian Nuffield Scholar program for 2019. Scholarships are awarded to Canadians from any aspect of agriculture and agribusiness, with a “desire to expand their knowledge, pursue new ideas, and share their findings with others for the betterment of Canadian agriculture,” according to Nuffield Canada…. Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced its four scholarship recipients for 2018. Ellen Crane of Murray Siding, Nova Scotia; Josh Oulton of Port Williams, Nova Scotia; Gavin Robertson of Niagara, Ontario; and Shelly Spruitt of Mountain, Ontario will receive funding for international studies focusing on topics that they have chosen as part of their application. All four… Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced four scholarship recipients for its 2017 program. They are Jason Fransoo of Calgary, Alberta; Nicole MacKellar of Guelph, Ontario; Kristina Polziehn of Sturgeon County, Alberta; and Matt Hamill of Red Deer, Alberta. All four will kick off their international studies with a trip to Brazil in March 2017, where they’ll meet with… Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced two new partners coming on board with funding for the agriculture leadership development program in 2016. The Western Grains Research Foundation will be sponsoring a new scholarship for individuals looking to build their understanding of agriculture through international studies. The funding will be available to scholars directly involved in the Western Canadian… Read More

Being selected as a 2013 Nuffield Scholar led Clayton Robins, a rancher from Rivers, Manitoba, around the world. It was a journey that began by shining a light on grasses with high concentrations of water soluble carbohydrates, and eventually, meant turning up the house lights… “It branched into everything from looking at rumen physiology, ruminant nutrition all the way through to… Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced its scholarship recipients for 2016 – Tony Balkwill, of Paris, Ontario, Clair Doan, of Norwich, Ontario, and Tim Smith, of Coronation, Alberta. Nuffield scholarships of $15,000 each are awarded to men and women who are judged to have the greatest potential to create value for them, their industries and their communities through… Read More

Nuffield Canada has announced the recipients of its scholarships for 2015. Three individuals will receive $15,000 to study a specific agricultural issue while traveling internationally for a minimum of 10 weeks. The 2015 scholarship recipients are Becky Parker of Picton, Ontario, Greg Donald of Kensington, PEI and Colin Hudon of Rosser, Manitoba. Starting in February… Read More

On March 4th we said goodbye to Europe and headed West to North America.We hit the halfway mark in our Global Focus Program while in Washington, DC. After a short night’s sleep, we started the morning on March 5th with a meeting at the Canadian Embassy. It was interesting to have both a Canadian and… Read More

Almost 36 hours after leaving New Zealand, we arrived in Amsterdam at 6:00 am February 25th.  We took a train to Rotterdam, then a bus to our hotel where we met up with all of the 2012 Nuffield Scholars.  Over the past 3 days, I’ve gotten to know farmers from the UK, Ireland, France, India,… Read More

Tuesday’s RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney: Plenty of ag news to discuss, with Kelvin Heppner, including the tension between Trump and Trudeau, the president’s attacks on supply management (see tweet below), Sonny Perdue’s upcoming visit to the MacAulay farm in PEI, new AEM equipment sales data, Nuffield scholars, & how gangs in Chile are… Read More