Category: RealAg Radio

RealAg Radio, Jan 19: Beef markets, Parliament on ag and tick-tock TPP

In today’s episode of the show: Top Ag News Will the Bank of Canada’s interest rate hikes impact the Canadian beef market? Gateway Livestock’s Anne Wasko joins for the Beef Market Update. RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner, Think Shift’s Jeff English and Ontario dairy farmer Andrew Campbell join for today’s Issues Panel, discussing the North American Free… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 18: Rearview rate hikes, motor vehicle tech and rethinking rotations

RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner start off the show with a brief discussion on Manitoba Ag Days, optimism, and the importance of quality service in machinery purchase decisions. Then: Top Ag News The truck and trailer market, advances in technology, and automation with Darin Bouchard, Maxim Truck and Trailers. Where does the Canadian economy… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 17: Wireless monitors, big wheat and the grain markets

Host Shaun Haney is in Brandon for day two of Manitoba Ag Days. Today, on the show: Planning for planting — Pitura Seeds’ Tom Greaves joins the show to discuss soybeans (are they still vogue?), canola (is it making a comeback in Manitoba?), wheat (why the interest?),oats (is this crop really one of the most… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 16: Trade shows, prediction models and wives tales

Host Shaun Haney is in the Farmer’s Edge booth at Manitoba AgDays today. He starts off the show with a little talk on weather (it’s still cold). Then: Kristen Phillips, general manager of Manitoba AgDays, stops by to talk about the show, its history and what people can expect this year. Richardson is withdrawing its… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 15: Mapping money, investing in resistance, and intercropping

It’s a jam-packed Agronomic Monday! Today on the show: Ken Currah, president of the Ontario Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) Association, talks about the growth in the program, the need for CCAs in the province, the 4R Certification and more. Hear the full conversation. Mapping field profitability — Clarence Swaton of the University of Guelph talks… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 12: Bearish reports, ag politics and questions on NAFTA

On today’s show: Top Ag News Panelists Corey Loessin (SaskPulse) and Doyle Wiebe (SaskCanola) join Shaun and Kelvin to discuss what got them involved in ag politics and how to get more people involved, as well as what’s on the mind of growers now, trade issues, President Trump on NAFTA, and the mood for 2018…. Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 11: Virtual reality, lentil meatballs and keyboard warriors

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show asking what you do with your extra time. If we are creating efficiencies in farming and agriculture, is our additional time benefiting the business, or are we giving ourselves much-needed personal time too? When is the last time you went fishing, hiking, hunting, or just sat down to… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 10: Fungicides, bin size and target plant populations

Today’s show is once again coming to us from Saskatoon, SK, where host Shaun Haney is on location for the Western Canadian Crop Production Show. On today’s episode: Tim Gardner, Bayer, talks about some of the company’s research into fungicides in cereal crops, with a focus on application timing, disease management during dry years, and… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 9: Crop Production Show and tips for effective pre-seed herbicide application

Today’s radio show is coming to you from Saskatoon, SK, where host Shaun Haney is stationed at Western Canadian Crop Production Show for a few days. Today, on the show: Highlights from the show with Lori Cates, manager – agriculture at Prairieland Park. Jean Lundquist from NuFarm provides an update from Saskatoon, touches on market… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 8: Intercropping, UAVs and solar brightening

It’s Agronomy Monday. Host Shaun Haney starts the conversation off talking about today’s highly anticipated talk from President Donald Trump at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s convention today in Tennessee. Also on the show: Resident agronomist Peter Johnson and Pride Seeds’ Dan Foster join for an Agronomy Panel, covering topics like using an unmanned aerial… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 5: Seed tests, beef markets and the push for a meat sin tax

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show with a discussion around chaos — increasing political division — and the importance in keeping an open mind, and working towards compromise. Then: Top Ag News What hidden surprises could be lurking in your seed? Sarah Foster, 20/20 Seed Labs, joins to talk about the importance of testing… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 4: Leadership debates, meat demand and Wheat Pete’s Word

Host Shaun Haney starts the show off with a discussion stemming from the agricultural debate held for the Saskatchewan Party leadership candidates yesterday. Top Ag News Bio-Sul from Bio-Cycle Solutions An update on Day 2 of the Southwest Agricultural Conference in Ontario, with RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin Wheat Pete’s Word Join us for RealAg Radio every… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 3: Outlooks on the equipment business and the Canadian economy

Host Shaun Haney starts off the show talking about New Year’s Resolutions, and how to achieve our goals. Then: Top Ag News An outlook for the equipment business in 2018, and access to parts with Garret Ganden, CEO of Rocky Mountain Equipment. RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin provides an update on Day 1 of the Southwest Agricultural… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Jan 2: Extreme cold, CRISPR cocoa and the global tax war

Happy New Year! After a brief hiatus with food, family and friends, host Shaun Haney is back to ring in the new year with today’s episode of the show. In it: Top Ag News with RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner Resident agronomist Peter Johnson (@wheatpete) joins the show for this Tuesday edition of Agronomy Monday. Johnson and… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 22: Special Edition — A year in review and a look to the new

First off, is Bailey’s only a Canadian thing? Or do Americans drink it in their coffee too? Then, on the show, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner address the following questionnaire to summarize the year that was, and look forward to the next one: What was the most overused word or term of 2017? Name… Read more »