Category: RealAg Radio

RealAg Radio, July 17: Ag in Motion Day 1

It’s day 1 of Ag in Motion at Langham, Saskatchewan, and on today’s show (from the Maxim Truck and Trailers exhibit): Today’s ag news, including reports of an imminent cabinet shuffle in Ottawa and Clean Seed buying Harvest International Todd Wilcox of Maxim Truck and Trailer (pictured above) Trent Meyer, Hi-Tec Profiles, on the impact… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 16: Aqua-Till, CRISPR, & early wheat yields

This week’s Agronomy Monday program, with host Shaun Haney: Greg Butler from SANTFA in Australia on using a high pressure waterjet coulter to bust through the trash in your field to prevent hairpinning at planting Dr. Lewis Lukens from University of Guelph on the opportunity for wheat using CRISPR-CAS9 Peter Johnson, RealAg agronomist, talks about… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 13: The best hamburgers, strong beef demand, & new agronomy research

Friday the 13th edition of RealAg Radio — highlights: What makes a good hamburger? Top ag news, including Michelin buying Camso, questions about whether Ag Minister MacAulay is running again and how that fits into a possible cabinet shuffle, and more Beef market update with Anne Wasko Garth Patterson of the Western Grains Research Foundation… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 12: Soybean guesstimates, ‘certified sustainable’ hamburgers, & Calgary Stampede highlights

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney — highlights: Today’s news, including renewed NAFTA talks, McDonald’s to debut ‘certified sustainable’ burgers, federal beef and crop research funding announcements & more. Bearish soybean ending stock estimates and other noteworthy numbers in the USDA’s July WASDE report released this morning Wheat Pete’s Word, with Peter Johnson… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 11: Interest rate hike, sheep demand, and a Brazilian perspective on the soybean market

On Wednesday’s show, with host Shaun Haney: Top news (with Kelvin Heppner), including the Bank of Canada’s interest rate decision, tornadoes in Saskatchewan, record crude oil shipments by rail, and more Rocky Talk, with Cory Arnold of AquaSpy on crop situations that benefit the most from soil moisture probes Marc Carere, vice-chair of Ontario Sheep,… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 10: Dairy tour accident, making yield estimates, & living for the moment

The July 10th edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. Topics and guests include: Tragic news after Henk and Bettina Schuurmans, dairy farmers from Elmira, Ontario, were involved in a collision with a semi near Saskatoon on the “Canadian Milk Tour” on Monday Ag news (with Kelvin Heppner), including the Canadian Milk Tour accident,… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 9: Second cut, tricksy weeds, and hot grain

It might be the only time host Shaun Haney lets stand-in host Lyndsey Smith plan an entire show from start to finish (though, in fairness, sheep weren’t mentioned once), but indeed he did for this July 9th edition of RealAg Radio’s Agronomy Monday. On today’s show you’ll hear from: David Bilyea, weed technician at the… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 6: Soybeans rally, tariffs take effect & the over/under on average canola yields

Somehow it’s Friday already! This week-ending edition of RealAg Radio with host Shaun Haney includes: Top ag news with Kelvin Heppner, including an exciting personnel announcement for RealAg, soybeans’ strongest rally in a long time, Trump’s speech in Great Falls, Montana, and more Have we seen the low in the soybean market? Will canola yields… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 5: Ag hall of famers, trucking challenges, & learning how to take a break

Welcome to Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. Today’s show: How well do you vacation or take breaks to re-energize? Top ag news, with Kelvin Heppner: Canadian Ag Hall of Fame announces its 2018 class, Chinese tariffs to take effect on U.S. goods on Friday, heat wave continues in Ontario and Quebec,… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 4: Carbon price repeal, crop conditions, & ag minister expectations

Happy 4th of July to our American listeners! We’ve convened the RealAg issues panel for today’s show, hosted by Shaun Haney. The panel includes Bern Tobin, Lyndsey Smith, Dale Leftwich and Kelvin Heppner discussing the following topics: Crop conditions across Ontario and the prairies Doug Ford’s move to repeal Ontario’s cap and trade program The… Read more »

RealAg Radio, July 3: Mexico’s new government, Doug Ford cancels cap and trade, & soybeans’ slide continues

There’s plenty to catch up on and discuss with host Shaun Haney after a busy Canada Day weekend, including: Top ag news with Kelvin Heppner — Churchill port deal falls through, new Ontario Premier Doug Ford moves to end cap and trade carbon pricing, Stephen Harper visits Washington, and more Brian Comeault, market analyst with… Read more »

RealAg Radio, June 29: Acreage reports, Ontario’s new ag minister, & Happy Canada Day

There were no real fireworks in the StatsCan and USDA reports on Friday, heading into the Canada Day long weekend. Listen to Friday’s show below, featuring: Top ag news, including Doug Ford and the PCs forming government in Ontario, Canada finalizing its tariff list against the U.S., new details on the bread price-fixing scheme and… Read more »

RealAg Radio, June 28: ‘Mistreated’ wheat, Wheat Pete’s Word, and open source GPS

Does the future of farming have to be autonomous or is there still value in keeping a person at the helm of each piece of equipment? That’s just one aspect of the human vs. machine discussion in today’s episode of RealAg Radio — host Shaun Haney also explores the very real importance of the human… Read more »

RealAg Radio, June 27: CanolaPalooza!

Wednesday’s show is from CanolaPalooza in Lacombe, Alberta, featuring: Heidi Dancho and Bruce Jowett of the Canola Council of Canada, discussing market access and trade issues. RockyTalk with Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, Mossbank, Saskatchewan farmer and director for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers CanolaPalooza panel with Canola Council agronomists Gregory Sekulic, Autumn Barnes, Justine Cornelson and Dan… Read more »

RealAg Radio, June 26: Cascading tariffs, tumbling prices, & rising temperatures

Tuesday’s RealAg Radio lineup, with host Shaun Haney: Top ag news with Kelvin Heppner, including South Korea lifting suspension on Canadian wheat imports, new tariff talk, and pork research funding; Markus Braaten, crop manager for canola with Yara, on boosting nitrogen and phosphorus efficiency and drought stress; Brian Voth of IntelliFarm joins Kelvin to analyze… Read more »