Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by The Whole Buncher and AJ Manufacturing. On today’s show you’ll hear from: David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights, discussing return on investment and its fit in farm management; The Whole Buncher product spotlight, with Larry Woolliams of AJ Manufacturing; Ken Coles, executive director… Read More

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Mac Ross of Pulse Canada, discusses logistics and tariff news for lentils exported to India; Jeff Morrow, CEO and president of Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, with considerations for grazing and baling drought-stricken crops; Dr. Phil Williams, who introduced the technology to measure… Read More

What a particular cost or investment adds to the business should be easy to assess and measure, but in reality calculating return on investment (ROI) can be inconsistent and difficult. As David Widmar, of Agriculture Economic Insights explains, ROI should be a simple calculation, but it’s not a perfect measure of performance as there are so… Read More

As the drought continues across the Prairies, ranchers and grain farmers are navigating baling and grazing drought-affected crop. There are insurance considerations when offering field crops as grazing, but there are also several considerations for livestock producers when determining the suitability of a field as feed. Shannon Argent, business manager with VBP+, says that ranchers… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Lisa Thompson, MPP for the Riding of Huron-Bruce, and new Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs; Colin Penner, University of Manitoba farm management instructor, talks grain contracts; Shannon Argent, business manager at VBP+, with considerations for managing salvaged crops and… Read More

Plot trials are a great way to gain preliminary research findings about a particular subject. Based just outside of Lethbridge, Alta., Farming Smarter’s primary focus is applied research that helps producers make informed choices around inputs, technology and management practices for their operations. Carlo Van Herk, research technician at Farming Smarter, walks Kara Oosterhuis through the… Read More