Shaun and Kelvin are down in San Antonio, Texas for the annual Commodity Classic convention. In front of a live audience in the Farmers Edge booth, today’s show includes discussion about canola’s economic contribution and the Ont. government’s plan to reduce hydroelectricity rates. Farmers Edge CEO Wade Barnes joins to discuss the launch of the company’s… Read More

Shaun hosts today’s show from the Bayer CropScience booth at Ag Expo in Lethbridge, discussing new weed control options for 2017, grain markets, the 120-year history of Ag Expo and more. Thursday’s show will be from Ag Expo, and on Friday we’re headed down to Commodity Classic in San Antonio. Join RealAg Radio every weekday… Read More

Managing farm workplace culture, nozzle choice and pesticide coverage, understanding adoption rates of precision ag technology, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier’s views on supply management, and…eyebrow plucking for the Oscars???… Shaun and Kelvin co-host…guests include Disney U author and speaker Doug Lipp, spraying expert Tom Wolf and precision agronomist Dale Steele. Catch RealAg Radio every weekday afternoon… Read More

It’s agronomy Monday here on RealAg Radio, as we discuss how to make mixed farming work, abnormally large differences between germ and vigour numbers on seed tests, how soybean plants sense neighbouring weeds before they emerge, and some reminders if you’re looking at planting RR1 off-patent soybean seed. We also explore the latest developments surrounding the… Read More

Shaun and Kelvin discuss the latest on the dilemma with pulse exports to India, USDA ag outlook estimates, Glencore’s renewed interest in grain handling, why dozens of Somali asylum-seekers are walking into Canada in the southern Manitoba farm community of Emerson and more. Glen Blahey of the Canadian Ag Safety Association chats with Kelvin about… Read More

A&W ads, Canada’s top lobbyists, drainage, farm groups talking about joining forces & more — it’s all in today’s edition of RealAg Radio. Guests include Steve Gillis of Rocky Mountain Equipment discussing water management on our weekly Rocky Talk episode; Kelly Dobson of Dobson Lead on the discussions that are taking place between Manitoba farm groups… Read More

Guten Tag! Today’s show comes to you from Frankfurt, Germany, as Shaun is on a tour with a group of Canadian farmers visiting Bayer’s head office and research facilities. The tour coincides with the 20th anniversary of Invigor canola. With Bayer in the process of acquiring Monsanto, and the deal potentially affecting the companies’ canola seed business, it’s… Read More

We’re celebrating Canada’s Ag Day today, as Kelvin and Bern co-host the show from the CropConnect conference in Winnipeg and the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. Today’s topics include the latest in the ag equipment world from NFMS, an economic outlook with Glen Hodgson of the Conference Board of Canada, and coinciding with the awareness… Read More

Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, from CropConnect in Winnipeg, featuring federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay, Manitoba Ag Minister Ralph Eichler, ATB’s Terry Andryo, Ontario farmer Andrew Campbell and veterinarian John Thaler. Catch RealAg Radio every weekday afternoon at 3pm central on Rural Radio 147 on Sirius XM! Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

There’s plenty to discuss surrounding Prime Minister Trudeau’s first in-person visit with President Trump, including what the President meant when he referred to “tweaking” the Canada-U.S. trade relationship under NAFTA. Former Agriculture Minister, now Tory trade critic, Gerry Ritz joins host Kelvin Heppner to discuss the Trudeau-Trump meeting. From Germany, Shaun catches up with Dr…. Read More

It’s Friday! And that means it’s time for a RealAg Roundtable on today’s show. After Shaun and Kelvin cover the day’s news, which includes the Canadian government’s plan to attend a post-TPP trade summit with most of the other TPP countries and China, southwest Ontario market consultant and economist Matthew Pot joins the show to discuss yesterday’s USDA… Read More

 

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