Category: RealAg Radio

RealAg Radio, August 21: wheat seeding dates, high corn yields, and Real Wheat Farmers

Agronomy Monday edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney — highlights: RealAg Agronomist looks at wheat seeding dates for spring wheat and winter wheat, and looking at how that impacts yield; Dr. Dave Hooker with the University of Guelph talks about what is driving corn yields higher in Ontario over the past number of years?… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 18: Cattle outlook, NAFTA optimism, & listener feedback

Friday’s RealAg Radio podcast, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Colin Woodall of NCBA on why they’re optimistic beef trade will not be hurt in the NAFTA renegotiation; David Wiens, vice-president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, in Washington, noting allies in U.S. dairy; Don Close, senior animal protein analyst with Rabobank, on… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 17: Masswohl, Turner & Wheat Pete’s Word

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio — highlights: John Masswohl of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (above) on the launch of NAFTA negotiations and what it means for the beef industry, from the Canadian Beef Industry Conference in Calgary; Brennan Turner of FarmLead on canola and corn markets; Wheat Pete’s Word. Join us for RealAg Radio every… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 16: Beef, Brad Wall, and NAFTA talks begin

Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner (Kelvin and producer Jason Stroeve are at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference in Calgary. NAFTA negotiations formally begin, but likely no major developments in first day; Matthew Pot on grain and currency markets; Alanna Koch, deputy minister to the premier in Saskatchewan, discusses… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 15: Harvest updates and U.S. ag’s objectives in NAFTA talks

Tuesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: crop updates as harvest reports come in; U.S. dairy industry quick to respond to Chrystia Freeland’s comments on dairy trade on eve of NAFTA negotiation; Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington-based ag policy analyst with Pro Farmer, discusses U.S. ag’s perspective coming into NAFTA… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 14: Test weights, seed quality, & yellow patches in beans

Agronomy Monday edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Before agronomy, a little trade. Finally… NAFTA negotiations to begin on Wednesday; Peter Johnson discusses how rain impacts wheat test weights, slow maturing wheat (probably a good thing!), glyphosate timing, #plantgreen lessons from 2017; Holly Gelech of BioVision Seed Labs on… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 11: GMO labeling, cattle markets & Brad Wall’s legacy

Friday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko; RealAg Roundtable with Andrew Campbell and Bern Tobin discussing celebrity chef Michael Smith’s comments regarding the national food policy and GMO labeling in Canada, dicamba drift cases in Canada and new research from Arkansas showing all… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 10: USDA surprises, Brad Wall’s retiring & Farmer Rapid Fire

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, and no shortage of things to talk about: The USDA’s highly-anticipated August corn and soybean yield numbers came in higher than expected, as Matthew Pot breaks down Thursday’s report; Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announces he’s stepping down; Farmer Rapid Fire — updates from the… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 9: USDA preview, ballpark announcing, & is Canada stalling on the TPP?

Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Arlan Suderman, chief commodities economist with INTL FC Stone, previews Thursday’s USDA report — where will corn and soybean yields end up? Also — has the wheat market fully accounted for drought in the Canadian prairies? Is Canada intentionally dragging its feet… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 8: Dicamba puzzle, making malt, & corn disease management

Due to the long weekend, we have our first “Agronomy Tuesday” edition RealAg Radio, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Rich Zollinger, weed extension specialist at North Dakota State University, discusses dicamba drift injury reports in ND and questions that need to be answered in the coming months; Peter Johnson on western… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 7: Ag in Motion (replay)

We hope you’re enjoying the August long weekend, whether the fact it’s a long weekend changes anything for you or not, with it being harvest season in some areas. Today’s show is a replay of the July 18th program, recorded at Ag in Motion near Langham, Saskatchewan. Highlights: DOT Power Platform autonomous machine officially unveiled… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 4: Corn values, jobs & Canadian food

Friday’s RealAg Radio program with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Phil Shaw (@Agridome on Twitter) discusses corn and bean markets and the NBA off season; Owen Roberts (@theurbancowboy) on celebrating Food Day Canada on Saturday (dates back to BSE and the show of support for Canadian cattle producers in 2003); Martin Rice of… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 3: Farmer Rapid Fire, Chip Flory & Wheat Pete’s Word

Thursday’s RealAg Radio show, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: Chip Flory of Market Rally Radio and U.S. Farm Report on corn, bean and wheat markets — have U.S. markets fully accounted for drought in Western Canada? Farmer Rapid Fire, with Mark Brock, Landon Friesen, Jeff Nonay and Kevin Serfas; Sask. crop report… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 2: Cheese imports, wheat market development, & on-farm fitness

Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, as heard on SiriusXM 147, hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: The Canadian International Grains Institute and Cereals Canada acknowledge there’s been conversations about them joining forces; Deputy ambassador and advisory panel for upcoming NAFTA negotiations announced, with some connections to Canadian ag; Dairy groups not pleased… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 1: Five years since CWB, crop conditions, and how farm subsidies distort trade

Tuesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights: 5 years since the end of the Canadian Wheat Board on Aug 1, 2012; Matthew Pot on U.S. crop conditions, cooler weather forecasts for August, and Twitter contests predicting prices; Al Mussell, author of a new report looking at farm subsidies, how… Read more »