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

We’re talking cover crops, soybean fertility, pea and lentil root rot treatments and more — also what’s happening in the beef markets and PM Trudeau’s visit to Washington — on this “agronomy Monday” edition of RealAg Radio. Lyndsey joins Kelvin to co-host, as we hear from Rodney, Ont.-farmer Mike Miller; OMAFRA soybean specialist Horst Bohner;… 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

New census data showing a shift west, Canadian cabinet ministers in Washington, new USDA supply/demand numbers, the NFU’s stance on neonics, spring flood risk in Saskatchewan & more  — Shaun and Kelvin break down the latest news to start today’s show. From there, we discuss how to keep the conversation going between generations in a… Read More

We have another jam-packed show today, as we celebrate Food Freedom Day in Canada. What’s Food Freedom Day? Shaun and Kelvin explain/discuss in today top news part of the show. Guests include Tim Caulfield of the University of Alberta on the inescapable influence of celebrities on food and health decisions, Chad Moskal of Rocky Mountain… Read More

Today’s show features a pair of the keynote presenters at FarmTech ’17 in Edmonton — Olympic medalist and mental health warrior Clara Hughes on putting mental health awareness into action, as well as political commentator Andrew Coyne on the the challenges facing the Trudeau government, with Canada-U.S. relations at or near the top of that list…. Read More

On the heels of Super Bowl Sunday, it’s an info-packed Agronomy Monday on RealAg Radio, including: a discussion with Alberta barley growers Scott Keller and Wade McKallister on the keys to consistently making malt with your barley. Scott Meers of Alberta Agriculture (and Forestry, but don’t ask him about forestry) chats with Lyndsey about the… Read More

 

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