Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! Guest host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Brett Anderson, with Accuweather, on the Canadian winter forecast; Tyler Fulton, with Canadian Cattle Association, on the Canadian government’s new methane emissions reduction plan and what it means for cattle producers; and Greg Sears, chair for the… Read More

Amidst rising food prices and increased political scrutiny of grocery store profits, the Competition Bureau says it’s launching a study of grocery store competition in Canada. The bureau says it will conduct the market study with the goal of recommending measures that governments can take to improve competition in the grocery sector. In a notice… Read More

Nate Horner will remain Alberta’s agriculture minister following the unveiling of new Premier Danielle Smith’s cabinet. Horner, the UCP MLA for Drumheller-Stettler, was first appointed minister of agriculture and forestry by former Premier Jason Kenney in November 2021. Under Smith, Horner’s title no longer includes forestry and rural economic development, but irrigation has been tacked… Read More

Supply chains of consumer goods may be global, but they all start as local, and the pre-pandemic, just-in-time model of logistics has faced serious challenges in the last two and a half years. Challenges to Canada’s supply chains, however, pre-date current global backlogs, but the pandemic did prompt the federal government to create a National… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Guest host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Neil Townsend, of FarmLink Marketing Solutions and GrainFox, on these super-strong grain markets, and Greg Northey, with the Ag Transport Coalition, on the latest federal supply chain report. As well, don’t miss the product spotlight interview with Sandy Hart for Sevita… Read More

4-H Canada has announced the recipients of its Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D). L.E.A.D., which is supported by CN Rail, is 4-H Canada’s most prestigious honour, recognizing outstanding youth members who demonstrate 4-H values in their everyday lives. The awards recognize youth who have become exceptional leaders through their 4-H experience, and who share… Read More

Cereals Canada, in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), has launched the latest edition of the National Wheat Research Priorities. Led by co-chairs Krista Zuzak, Cereals Canada director of crop protection and production, and Dr. Felicitas Katepa-Mupondwa, director of research, development, and technology for AAFC, the document provides a vision and targets to guide… Read More

 

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