It’s our fourth and final day at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon, as Jim Hale, farmer from Lancer, Sask., joins Shaun as co-host for today’s radio program (Thanks to a storm moving through the prairies, Kelvin’s lost in airspace somewhere, flying between Saskatoon, Toronto and Calgary to get to Winnipeg.) After breaking down today’s… Read More

From the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon, Shaun and Kelvin discuss the federal cabinet shuffle, changes to wheat check-offs in Western Canada and more on today’s news. Guests include Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc with his forecast for Ontario, and a feature market panel, discussing old crop marketing opportunities, new crop acreage expectations, the impact… Read More

It’s Crop Week in Saskatoon, as Shaun and Kelvin are on location at the Crop Production Show and CropSphere at Prairieland Park. Today’s show features the latest news on Canada-U.S. trade, Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc’s outlook for Western Canada, Keith Downey — the “father of canola” — looks back on the contribution he’s… Read More

It’s an “Agronomy Monday” edition of RealAg Radio, featuring discussion about lessons from 2016 — an agronomists panel conversation from SWAC, soybean acreage growth continuing in Western Canada, how to grow record corn yields and what protein is and does in a wheat kernel. Guests include Leanne Freitag, Russ Barker, Steph Kowalski, Dennis Lange, Randy Dowdy… Read More

Today’s edition of RealAg Radio includes some discussion about how Donald Trump’s policies with China could open up trade opportunities for Canada and highlights from the centre of the agronomy world this week — the Southwest Ag Conference in Ridgetown, Ontario, as well as this week’s edition of Wheat Pete’s Word and some headlines involving Monsanto…. Read More

The holiday season is over, as Shaun and Kelvin are back in their regular chairs for today’s edition of RealAg Radio. A new chief commissioner has been appointed for the Canadian Grain Commission, Donald Trump has announced his pick for U.S. trade rep (still no announcement on ag secretary) and U.S. farmers are feeling more… Read More

Today’s show includes a discussion about what makes a good ag minister/secretary, as well as a conversation about the art of storytelling with renowned broadcaster and storyteller Terry O’Reilly. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! Tune in to RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM! Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android… Read More

Ontario farmer Andrew Campbell plans to visit and profile 52 different farms in 2017, as he explains on today’s edition of RealAg Radio. Shaun’s back from holidays to host today’s show, which also includes the latest news (there are some things still happening over the holidays), a year-end chat with Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay on… Read More

Today’s show is focused on machinery, and new concepts and products brought to the North American ag market in 2016. Guests (from the past year) include Leo Bose of Case IH, discussing the company’s driverless 400hp concept tractor; Killarney, MB farmer Matt Reimer on his DIY automonous grain tractor; Ben Dillon describing his Tribine harvester;… Read More

Today’s show, hosted by Kelvin Heppner, focuses on ag community efforts to build trust and awareness among the 98 percent of North Americans who are not involved in primary food production. Featuring interviews from the past year, guests include Charlie Arnot, Crystal MacKay, Joe Schwarcz and Yvette d’Entremont, aka the “SciBabe.” Enjoy! Catch RealAg Radio every… Read More

It’s another “Agronomy Monday” edition of RealAg Radio today, featuring conversations from the past year with RealAg agronomist Peter Johnson on what he thinks about hoe drills and soybean yield record-holder Randy Dowdy on growing 171 bu/ac beans. Guests also include Marla Riekman on the cotton underwear soil health indicator test, Don Flaten on the problems… Read More

Lyndsey joins Shaun and Kelvin on today’s show to discuss highlights from the Manitoba Agronomists Conference, including the economic case for looking at crop rotations from a long-term perspective, new applications for variable rate, and a futuristic-sounding sensor that could alert a canola grower when it’s time to spray for sclerotinia. Guests include Jon Driedger… Read More

 

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