RealAgriculture is focused on the issues that are impacting agriculture. Launched in 2008, RealAgriculture started as a grassroots effort to provide farmers with a new way to access agricultural information. Today, we are the leading and only national agriculture publication in Canada, online and our daily show RealAg Radio at 4:30 PM EST on Rural… Read More

Lets Talk Agriculture on #agchat Every Tuesday

Michele Payn Knoper has started a Twitter chat (tweetchat) for people in agriculture. The chat will take place every Tuesday 8-10PM Eastern and it will allow people in the industry to chat about issues and ideas in real time on Twitter. Have I mentioned to everyone that I love twitter. This is a great way… Read More

Use Input Financing Programs Wisely

By Shaun Haney There are very advantageous financing programs out in the market right now for inputs (seed, crop protection, fertilizer) this winter. These financing programs may include do not pay or no interest until a given date. These can be fantastic programs for farmers but you need to be careful. You do not want… Read More

Is a profitable farm the most successful farm? Or is it the largest land base, the one with the newest equipment? Or is it the one whose operator takes a vacation every year or has the lowest debt? Earlier this week, we talked to Dr. Greg Ibendahl, of Kansas State University, and we talked about… Read More

Connecting with consumers is a massive challenge for agriculture. The industry has developed several programs and groups to close those gaps, such as the Canadian Center for Food Integrity and Ag More Than Ever. But as we saw in Monday’s federal election, there is an ideological separation between the urban and rural population. That divide… Read More

This Thursday edition of RealAg Radio is a dandy, if we do say so ourselves. On today’s show: Lyndsey Smith does her best Jessika Guse impression and covers the news (but not that well); Kaitlyn Kitzan, who spoke on the importance of agriculture to the House of Commons; Shawn Skolney, with Viterra, on wheat and canola,markets;… Read More

It’s Tuesday and the show is literally on the road. RealAgriculture’s TechTour 2019 kicks off today in Brandon, Manitoba. The four-day, four-cities, three-province tour features Realag Radio from the stage LIVE! (After the show they all get on a tour bus to head for Regina. After Regina tomorrow, it’s Lethbridge Thursday, and Red Deer on… Read More

As we see more autonomy and robots on the farm in the future, will that minimize or reduce the impact of the benefits of being a farm kid? Does it change it? There’s an element of the physical aspect of doing some of the work, which creates some of the long-term character, like picking rocks,… Read More

It’s a day for celebration when farmers, industry, policy makers, and more all descend on downtown Ottawa for Canada’s Ag Day! On today’s show, brought to you by Farm Credit Canada, you’ll hear from: David Coletto, marketing research lead with Abacus Data, talks about maddening Millennials; Michael Hoffort, president and CEO of Farm Credit Canada,… Read More

It’s time for another episode of agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio. Currently cold winds and snow are covering a vast majority of the country; however, we can still talk about the growing season to warm us up a little! Today’s show features: Dr. David Zaruk on agriculture’s battle with activists to remain viable in 2019. … Read More

It’s that time of  year when thousands of members of the cattle industry get together for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association cattle conventions. This year’s event was at New Orleans, Louisiana, in the heart of a great city known for its cajun cuisine, late nights, and the most flamboyant of costumes. RealAgriculture’s cattle analyst Anne… Read More

 

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