It’s Agri-Trade this week in Red Deer, Alta., which means, of course, it’s freezing in the province. The show starts with a quick acknowledgment of the less-than-ideal driving conditions. Then, you’ll hear: The top ag news, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; What’s new at Alliance Seed, with general manager Jim Bagshaw; Agri-Trade Equipment Expo’s David Fiddler… Read More

Have you got your soil tests done for the year? If not, that’s just fine, as late fall is actually a great time to test soil nutrient levels, says Ross McKenzie, now-retired soil scientist (from Alberta Agriculture). Without a soil test to guide the decision, farmers are choosing fertilizer rates “by guess and by golly,”… Read More

It’s okay to not have all the answers when it comes to how you want your farm or agriculture career to look in five, 10, or 20 years down the road. Steph Kowalski, agronomy lead for Sollio Agriculture, says she ended up in her leadership role somewhat accidentally, but not without significant commitment to getting… Read More

First, on the show, we ask, is Halloween the absolute worst? Then, hear: Top ag news of the day, with RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith; How biosecurity is our greatest defence against African Swine Fever (ASF) with Egan Brockhoff; and An update on upcoming livestock transport regulation changes, with Beef Cattle Research Council science director Reynold Bergen…. Read More