Today’s show features Evan Fraser, director for the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph; Don Flaten, soil scientist at the University of Manitoba; RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson; and Dwight Nichol of DLN AgVentures. Topics include the potential to create a “Silicon Valley” for food in southern Ontario, how phosphorus fertilizer is exported from… Read More

Canada’s dairy import rules are in the public spotlight today after President Trump referred to Canada in a speech in Wisconsin. Shaun and Kelvin discuss his remarks, and are joined by Alberta dairy producer Jeff Nonay to discuss the dispute over dairy market access. Today’s show also includes the weekly Rocky Talk segment with Greg Blaszczak discussing field-based research,… Read More

Today’s show includes discussion on the politics of the Canada-U.S. dairy file, Alberta’s move to allow farm groups to collect non-refundable check-offs, Italy’s plan to implement country-of-origin labeling on pasta, and the impact staying in the field over winter had on canola quality. After hearing from Cam Dahl and Veronique Barthet, we wrap up the… Read More

The RealAg team is meeting in Toronto this week (the annual get-together just happened to coincide with the Jays’ home-opener on Tuesday night.) So for the first time, Shaun, Kelvin, Lyndsey and Bern are all in one place for a RealAg Radio roundtable, discussing everything from the latest farmland values report to Italy’s plan to… Read More

As a sector that’s generally very dependent on demand from outside the country, access to markets around the world is extremely important for Canadian agriculture. And there’s been no shortage of trade issues to sort through over the last few months. As part of today’s show we’re revisiting some of these key trade files with… Read More

It’s Friday and that means it’s roundtable time on today’s show. Join Shaun and Kelvin, as they discuss today’s news, including Brian Mulroney’s latest comments on NAFTA renegotiation, Brad Wall’s visit to Washington, hog industry excitement in Manitoba and more. With barbecue season around the corner, Anne Wasko joins Shaun for another beef market update,… Read More

Syngenta-ChemChina approvals, India’s demand for Canadian pulses, Nuffield Canada’s 2017 scholarships — just some of the topics Shaun and Kelvin discuss on today’s show. The Canadian Dairy XPO kicks off today in Stratford, Ontario, and we check in with Bern Tobin, who’s at the show. We also hear from Garth Donald on agronomic decisions heading into seeding… Read More