Shaun and Kelvin are both back in-studio for today’s show, discussing the Monsanto shareholder vote on joining Bayer, changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, farm-saved soybean seed, John Deere’s electric tractor prototype and more. Perth County, Ont. farmer Amanda Brodhagen also joins Kelvin to chat about the large response to the recent CBC article… Read More

Shaun hosts today’s show, with guests including Deb Stark — newly retired deputy minister of agriculture in Ontario, Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst of the Canadian Ag HR Council and Farm Journal Foundation’s Stephanie Mercier. Tune in to RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM! Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS… Read More

Shaun Haney hosts this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, featuring this week’s agronomy update from RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson, Croplife Canada president & CEO Ted Menzies, and a panel conversation with three innovative farmers from across the prairies— Sterling Hilton, Strathmore, AB; Lauren Mauer, Grenfell, SK; and Kyle Friesen, Altona, MB (pictured above) — on the… Read More

From Ottawa, Shaun and Lyndsey discuss their Question Period experience and catch up with a number of the people in town for the GrowCanada conference, including a discussion about food choices with speaker & ag economist Jayson Lusk of Oklahoma State University, an impromptu appearance by Grain Growers’ new past-president Gary Stanford, and Paul Thoroughgood… Read More

Today’s edition of RealAg Radio features a special guest host in a very special recording locale, but don’t worry, it’s the same calibre of farm radio you’ve come to expect from the RealAgriculture team (we hope). RealAg Radio Co-host Shaun Haney is joined by resident fast-talker and field editor Lyndsey Smith for an Ottawa-based recording… Read More

We debut our new agronomy-themed Monday show on RealAg Radio this week. Bern Tobin endures a Christmas baking hangover to join co-host Kelvin Heppner, highlighting the newly-crowned Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016 and previewing plans and themes for the upcoming busy agronomic conference season. Topics and guests on today’s show include Sheri Strydhorst on variety-specific… Read More

The federal and Alberta governments are offering $16.7 million in TB quarantine compensation, a Bayer executive is talking about selling some canola business, pulse acres in Montana are climbing quickly…there’s lots of ground to cover on today’s edition of RealAg Radio. Back from the Montana Grain Growers’ meeting in Great Falls, we hear Shaun’s conversations… Read More

The bovine TB quarantine in southeast Alberta continues to grow — Shaun and Kelvin have the latest on today’s edition of RealAg Radio. Guests include Canada’s chief negotiator for NAFTA, John Weekes, on Trump’s plans to re-open the trade deal, Helmut Speiser on corn drying and Nicole Rogers on marketing grain directly to customers around… Read More

The Ottawa REDBLACKS (worst team name ever?) are Grey Cup champions, Agribition 2016 is in the books, and hydro rates are discouraging new business in Ontario…that’s just some of the news Shaun and Kelvin discuss on today’s edition of RealAg Radio. We’re discuss some top-of-mind issues for young innovative farmers taking over their family operations… Read More

 

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