Category: RealAg Radio

RealAg Radio, Nov 14: Who trusts who in food, advocacy success stories, and tractors in the cold

Today RealAg Radio broadcasted its show from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity’s Public Trust Summit at Gatineau, Quebec. With a big thanks to our show sponsor Corteva, today’s show features discussions with: Crystal Mackay, from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity, on the recent results of their public trust survey. Some concerning trends are… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov 13; Doubling trade between Canada and China, drought in India and Tyson looking to acquire

Today on RealAg Radio Shaun Haney will have the top ag news stories of the day and we have five takeaways from Agritrade for you including how broadband access is really our rural disadvantage. Brian Innes from the Canola Council of Canada is in Beijing, China and will update us on the intent to double… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 12: Women, men working together, what creates organic matter, and the adverse harvest continues

It’s agronomic Monday on the show and there are definitely many topics to cover. Best of luck to all of you that are still trying to finish harvest and for those of you that are done, its never too early to start the planning for 2019. Sherry Waddingham, president of Mindshift, a Toronto-based workplace communications… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 9: Clubroot prevention, sprayer tech, and U.S. wheat grading

Our last RealAg Radio show from Agri-Trade at Red Deer, AB, is today and we’re broadcasting from the Canterra Seeds booth. Guests today include: Jim Peterson of Limagrain explains why their eyes are on the Canadian market Shaan Tsai of Canterra Seeds discusses clubroot and how it can be managed and prevented Tom Wolf of… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 8: Dealing with kochia, technical market analysis, and harvest issues showing in the lab

Today, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney is at the Nufarm booth at day two of Agri-Trade. To start off the show, Brian Tischler talks bout his recent AStec award and how technology and farming go hand-in-hand. Dave Fiddler of Agri-Trade joins Shaun to discuss the show’s growth, and what’s new this year. Jason Lindgren from Nufarm… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 7: Agri-Trade begins, combine chats, and an all farmers panel

It’s the second week of November which usually means Agri-trade is up and running in Red Deer, Alberta! RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney is at the show and for today, and hosts the radio show live from the Farmers Edge booth. For today’s line-up, Shaun starts off with how the outcome of the U.S. midterms… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 6: Banning glyphosate in Germany, CYSA speaking champ, and ASF hits 50 in China

Today’s show is very diverse! We have Jessika Guse back to discuss the top ag news stories of the day with RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney. The pair discuss everything from the brand new inductees in to the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame, to what’s going on in China this week surrounding the international import… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov 5: Organic lessons, lower winter wheat acres, and variable rate soybeans

It’s the first week of November which means winter is getting much closer to settling in. Farmers continue to race against the calendar to finish harvest in parts of the country with some challenges. Today on the show: Shaun talks about his amazement of the success of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and his dedication… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov 2: Cannabis policy on the farm, optimism in cattle markets, and China trade talks

It’s FRIDAY! on RealAg Radio with a full slate of topics and guests. To open the show, Shaun discusses the Trump tweet on China trade talks and whether there will be a deep change or shallow deal. Jade Reeve of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council on what the legalization of cannabis means for your… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov 1; Real farm lives, greyhound stalls and Trump pumps the market with a tweet

As the calendar flips to November, farmers and livestock producers attempt to get as much work done outside before the snow starts to fly. Today on the show we have the top ag news of the day including the end of the road fro Greyhound, Trump tweets the market higher and Carr looks to educate… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 31; The hemp opportunity and Canada looking to make beef trade gains

Its Halloween so there are many reasons to be scared so lets keep it a little more on the brighter side of things.  In both cases, beef and hemp producers have reasons to be optimistic as we get closer to 2019. Shaun will run through the tops ag news stories of the day. Joel Hoehn… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 30; Precision ag hacking, post-harvest finances and trade rambling

On Tuesday’s show, RealAg Radio show host Shaun Haney flies solo on a couple fronts. We will have the top ag news stories of the day from across the world of agriculture. This includes should the federal government buy oil tanker cars to possibly takeaway from grain capacity. Shaun also discusses some of the key… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 29; The 2018 lessons learned and some experiences forgotten

On agronomic Monday, we will cover the country and hear the challenges and opportunities for growers. This has brought some major adversity, and growers across the west and east have persevered the best they can by optimizing the variables thrown their way. On today’s show we will hear from the following guests: Steph Kowalski of… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 26: Harvest close to complete, ASF, and Bank of Canada interest rates

Today marks the last Friday of October, and as per the “News with Guse” it looks like those in Saskatchewan are nearly complete harvest. 92 per cent of the overall crop is in the bin with soybeans the least advanced at 73 per cent. If only we could solve the vomitoxin levels in the Ontario… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 25: Two years on the air, African Swine Fever concerns, and CPTPP ratification

To open the show it was a belated two year birthday for RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147. Its been a great two years and we look forward to many more. Jessika and Shaun discuss the breaking news in which Canada became the fifth country to ratify the CPTPP, making them part of what Shaun… Read more »