October is Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan, and farmers are encouraged to “tell their story” as part of it. “Agriculture Month is a time to highlight our connection to food and the role agriculture plays in the lives of Saskatchewan people,” says Agriculture Minister David Marit. “From primary production and research, to processing and technology, there… Read More

After reviewing literature surrounding the potential adverse health outcomes of consuming unprocessed red meat and processed meat, an independent consortium is recommending adults continue with their current consumption patterns. Nutritional Recommendations (NutriRECS) published their findings this week in Annals of Internal Medicine, citing their reasoning behind the recommendations as follows: There is low to very… Read More

Today’s episode is a special one, featuring farmers from across Canada, with updates on crop conditions, harvest quality and yields, and much more. Hear from Kent Erickson and Kevin Serfas (Alberta); Rob Stone (Saskatchewan); Gunther Jochum (Manitoba); Peter Gredig and Shawn Schill (Ontario). Have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected],… Read More

Farmers descended on The Hague, Netherlands, in droves to protest possible restrictions and regulations on the agriculture industry centred on greenhouse gas emissions. Hundreds of farmers clogged highways for hours, and drove over temporary fences once at the meeting site. At last report, at least three people had been arrested. A recent commission report recommends… Read More

A lot of crazy things can happen when it comes to weather, but a record snowfall in September takes the cake for most this year. Last week meteorologists stunned people in Alberta with their predictions of huge amounts of snow just a week into fall. When the weekend finally arrived, sure enough, so did the… Read More

Not to be outdone by 2018, it’s another Snowtember for Alberta. Today, on the show, with host Shaun Haney: Management factors and variety selection for lower population (but high yielding) soybean stands, with Matt Chapple, PRIDE Seeds market agronomist; Thinking about next year’s crop and field selection, with Sherrilyn Phelps, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers; and, Depleting… Read More

Today, on the show, with host Shaun Haney: The latest top ag news, with Jessika Guse; What agriculture needs in political leadership, with Toban Dyck, Manitoba farmer, and writer; and A portion of Wheat Pete’s Word, with resident agronomist and host PeterJohnson. Have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], on… Read More