10 national farm and commodity organizations are raising concerns about the federal government’s plan to increase the capital gains tax inclusion rate and related tax policy changes that were announced in the 2024 budget last month. The organizations, including the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, Canadian Canola Growers Association, Canadian Cattle Association and Grain Growers of… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to Tuesday with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio. On today’s show we will hear from: Steve Kenyon in a recent Farming Forward episode on the GRASS principles; Scott Gillespie with Plants Dig Soil on his new book “Practical Regeneration”; A spotlight interview with Dave Gallant with Canadian Canola Growers Association on the… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Ian Boxall, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan on a new study looking at the relationship of food prices and commodity prices; Dave Carey, with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, on his frustrations with Bill C-234;… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture to discuss a number of topics, including: The removal of the yellow pea tariff by India; CosMc’s cafes; and, Dave Carey of the Canadian Canola Growers Association… Read More

On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Andrew Pritchard with Nutrien with a fall weather forecast; Steve Pratte with the Canadian Canola Growers Association on a Transport Canada rail review; J.P. Gervais with Farm Credit Canada on FCC’s mid-year land value report; and, David Marit, Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture on why the… Read More

Transport Canada is launching consultations regarding some of its rail policies, including the maximum revenue entitlement for grain shipments, extended interswitching, shortlines, and other regulations that fundamentally affect grain transportation. Separate in-person consultations with shippers and railways are scheduled to be held at Ottawa, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg starting this coming week and wrapping up by… Read More

It’s time for this week’s episode of RealAg Politics! On this show, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Steve Pratte, senior manager, transportation and biofuel policy with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, on Transport Canada’s upcoming railway policy review; Erin Gowriluk, president of Canada Grains Council, on the importance of science-based policy; and, Alanna Koch,… Read More

Half a dozen national farm organizations and their members are raising concerns about unintended consequences from the federal government’s Underused Housing Tax (UHT) that took effect last year. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture, Canadian Cattle Association, National Cattle Feeders Association, Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, and Canadian Canola… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by Errol Anderson, president at ProMarket Wire Communications, to discuss the highs and lows of the current commodity markets, and Keith Currie with Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on their new program. Plus, don’t miss our spotlight… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show we will hear from four political party leaders from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s annual general meeting in Ottawa: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre NDP leader Jagmeet Singh; and Green Party leader Elizabeth May. Plus, don’t miss the… Read More

Policy makers affect agriculture from the ground up so it makes the most sense to have growers involved in policy making. But whose job is it to make sure growers’ voices are heard? Dean Roberts with Canadian Canola Growers Association was at Farm Management Canada’s 2022 AgExcellence conference to discuss how growers can get involved… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by CanolaMaster! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by John Stackhouse with RBC Royal Bank and host of Disruptors, an RBC podcast, on a new report of the next green revolution and how Canada can grow more food with less… Read More

 

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