Category: Announcements

It’s back! Welcome to the 2017-18 RealAg Hockey Pool

October has arrived, and with it, the first dump of snow on crops still out in the field in parts of Canada, the end of the federal tax change consultations, and… hockey season! We are pumped, or, as Lyndsey might say, chuffed, to bring back the RealAg Hockey Pool for the 2017-18 season. Will McDavid lead… Read more »

RealAgriculture launches the first AMP site in agriculture

There are many things that make agriculture a unique industry, but serving a rural audience (you!) on rural internet speeds (boo!) is what Lee (developer!) and I (Rhett!) focus on. We spend a lot of time trying to make our site load faster. Especially on your phones, which ~65% of you are using right now…. Read more »

Brad Martin joins RealAgriculture as sales lead

RealAgriculture is continuing to see growth in sales, and as a result, we are pleased to announce our newest team member: Brad Martin. As of this week, Martin will work alongside the current customer experience and sales team — Rhett Soveran (Product Manager), Christiana Bach (Sales Coordinator) and Tricia Haney (Accounts Receivables) — to manage… Read more »

Hear RealAg Radio during the SiriusXM free preview until May 30th!

If you’re curious what RealAg Radio is all about but don’t have a SiriusXM subscription, here’s your chance to check it out. SiriusXM is offering a free listening period for 60-plus channels, including RealAg Radio’s home on Rural Radio Channel 147! (If you tried listening earlier and it wasn’t available, check again. It should be an option… Read more »

RealAgriculture Welcomes Kara Oosterhuis

This spring, the RealAgriculture content team is pleased to be joined by Alberta-based Kara Oosterhuis. Kara will be busy in the field filming across Alberta and Saskatchewan. Hello there! My name is Kara Oosterhuis, and I am excited and proud to be the newest member of the RealAgriculture team. I grew up on a mixed irrigation… Read more »

Catching Up on GF2 Changes for Next Ontario Funding Intakes

With government funding programs comes last minute changes and updates, but never fear, RealAgriculture and Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association regional program lead, Margaret May, have joined forces to bring you the latest updates to GF2 programming (That’s Growing Forward 2, for all of you who have been hiding under a rock). Of particular… Read more »

Grain Growers Launch New Logo and Revamped Site

The Grain Growers of Canada chose today, the inaugural Canada’s Agriculture Day, to launch its new logo and to unveil a completely re-designed website. The Grain Growers of Canada represents 50,000 active grain, oilseed and pulse producers through its 12 provincial and regional grower groups. Its mission and mandate are to pursue a policy environment that… Read more »

Leal Remains Ag Minister in Ontario Cabinet Shuffle; Takes on Added Portfolio

Ontario minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs, Jeff Leal, has kept his post in Premier Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet mini-shuffle announced today. In addition to remaining the agriculture minister, Leal was also named the minister “responsible for small business.” Today I was pleased to be named Minister Responsible for Small Business, in addition to serving… Read more »

SiriusXM Offering Free 14-Day Preview, Including RealAg Radio

If you’re curious as to what RealAg Radio is all about, but don’t have a SiriusXM subscription, here’s your chance to check it out. SiriusXM is offering a free, 14-day listening period for 60-plus channels, including RealAg Radio’s home on Rural Radio Channel 147. The free trial runs from November 16th through to November 29th. “RealAg… Read more »

RealAg Wins Awards at “Best of CAMA”

Real Agriculture was honoured to receive multiple awards at the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association’s annual “Best of CAMA” awards night held in Calgary on Friday. The annual gala celebrates the best in Canadian agriculture marketing, advertising and communications. While seeing Shaun Haney don a cowboy hat to emcee together with Dianne Finstad was a highlight (see… Read more »

Shop for RealAg Swag and Join Our Community

October is the month where we launch a lot of new stuff—new radio show, new store full of RealAg swag, new promos to save you money and new features to support the agriculture community! So what’s up with RealAg? Get Your Own RealAg Swag Today ShopRealAg.com is now your one-stop shop for all your RealAg… Read more »

RealAgriculture to Launch Daily Canadian Program on Rural Radio channel 147 on SiriusXM

(Picture Butte, AB) October 3, 2016 – RealAgriculture is excited to announce the launch of “RealAg Radio,” Canada’s only daily, one-hour agricultural radio show broadcast across the country. Hosted by ag experts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, the series premieres on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio on October 24th, and will air weekdays at… Read more »

Canola School Receives Three Year Partnership Renewal

(Picture Butte, AB) August 24, 2016 – RealAgriculture is excited to announce a three year renewal of the Canola School partnership with Alberta Canola, Sask Canola and Manitoba Canola Growers. This builds on the previous three-year agreement between the four partners. Canola School is an online agronomic educational series that assists growers in achieving higher… Read more »

Get Real. Get Reading. Introducing the Real Agriculture Book Club

Food, agriculture, politics, business, popular culture, current issues, and even sports. You’ll find it all on Real Agriculture’s new Get Real, Get Reading podcast. Every month we’ll chat with authors of popular (and not so popular) titles. But before co-hosts Bernard Tobin and Shaun Haney sit down with the author, we want the Real Agriculture… Read more »

Lyndsey Smith Rejoins Real Agriculture

Lyndsey Smith Rejoins Real Agriculture Smith returns to the content creation team this September    Picture Butte, AB. – July 18, 2016 – RealAgriculture is pleased to announce that Lyndsey Smith will be returning to the company as a member of the content creation team. Lyndsey will step in for Debra Murphy who is going… Read more »