On Tuesday’s podcast, Shaun and Kelvin discuss Monsanto’s decision to drop the sale of Precision Planting to Deere, a commitment by five Manitoba farm groups to work towards merging into one organization, and game of the Raptors’ second round matchup against the Cavs. From there, we… meet the newest member of the RealAg content team,… Read More

Thursday’s podcast features Toronto-based international trade lawyer Mark Warner, sharing his insight on the news around NAFTA this week and what the renegotiation process with the Trump administration could look like. Greg Sears, chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission, discusses the tough situation facing Alberta producers who still have around a million acres of unharvested crop and… 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