Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Brendan Byrne, of Essex, Ont.; Emery Huszka, of Lambton, Ont.; Wilco Van Meijl, of Rapid City, Man.; and Kris Mayerle, of Tisdale, Sask. Don’t miss the spotlight interview with Jordan Wolkowski, with FMC Canada, on Intruvix…. Read More

On the heels of the federal government announcing fertilizer tariff funds would be sent to Ukraine to rebuild the power grid there, Grain Farmers of Ontario has released a report outlining the need for unfettered fertilizer access. Entitled “Farmers Need Fertilizer,” the report was authored by Josh Linville, vice president fertilizer with StoneX. It outlines… Read More

Farmers in eastern Canada paid millions of dollars more for fertilizer beginning in early 2022 as a result of the federal tariff levied against fertilizer from Russia and Belarus, and now farmers want that money back. Finance Canada says the federal government collected approximately $34.1 million in tariff income on fertilizer imported into Canada from… Read More

The Ontario Agriculture Sustainability Coalition (OASC) has released a new study that looked at the impact of the province’s risk management program (RMP and self-directed risk management program (SDRM) have on Ontario farms, farm production, and the Ontario economy. OASC is comprised of the Beef Farmers of Ontario, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association, Grain… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont.; Rob Somerville of Endiang, Alta.; Aaron Hargreaves of Brandon, Man.; and Mark Huston of Chatham-Kent, Ont. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via… Read More

The Ontario provincial election is set for June 2. Where do the parties stand on agriculture issues and the challenges facing farmers and the agribusiness sector? Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) has teamed up with RealAgriculture to help you understand the commitments the parties are making to farmers as voting day draws near. On this… Read More

It’s Farmer Rapid Fire Thursday here on RealAg Radio! From across Canada, you’ll hear: Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont.; Simon Ellis of Wawanesa, Man.; Kris Mayerle of Tisdale, Sask.; Todd Hames of Marwayne, Alta. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], on Twitter by using the… Read More

With the Government of Canada planning to implement its vaccine mandate for cross-border truck drivers on Saturday, January 15, and a looming domestic mandate still at play, the agricultural industry is trying to adjust and cope with the impact. Under the more pressing mandate of January 15, unvaccinated Canadian drivers will be allowed back to… Read More

Welcome to this Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear how crops are faring and much more from farmers from the Maritimes to Alberta: Rebecca Archibald of Upper Stewiacke, N.S.; Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont.; Korey Peters of Randolph, Man.; Jake Leguee of Fillmore, Sask.; and, Sarah Weigum of… Read More

 

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