Biology is a wonderful thing. Given enough time and the right ingredients, soil biological processes can do some pretty amazing things, including breakdown of herbicides, cycling and releasing nitrogen, and even disposing of pathogens. The key is time: biology and biological processes can replace plenty of crop inputs given enough time. Especially for our northern… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, guest hosted by Lyndsey Smith. You’ll hear from: Pekka Pesonen of Copa-Cogeca, representing European farmers and agri-cooperatives. He talks with Kelvin Heppner about the E.U.’s Farm to Fork Strategy; A clip from last night’s episode of The Agronomists, featuring Laura Van Eerd and Scott Gillespie; Danny Ottenbreit… Read More

Here at RealAgriculture, we truly appreciate you our listeners, so thanks for tuning in. It’s already October, and it’s a Thursday, which means it’s time for a Farmer Rapid Fire! On today’s show we’ll hear from: Mark Brock from Ontario; Ron Krahn from Manitoba; Danny Ottenbreit from Saskatchewan; Tim Oleksyn from Saskatchewan; and, Kevin Serfas… Read More

When it comes to the Canadian federal election, many in the agricultural sector have been disappointed the industry hasn’t been much of a debate topic. Saskatchewan farmer Danny Ottenbreit agrees, so when the opportunity to participate in CBC’s The National¬†about the election with Green Party leader Elizabeth May, he felt there was no way he… Read More

Mental health has been in the agriculture spotlight lately, with a push to break the stigma that often surrounds mental health. And the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan’s Young Agricultural Producers (or YAP) committee is hoping to keep the conversation going. Danny Ottenbreit, southeast Saskatchewan farmer and co-chair of the YAP committee, was in the… Read More

 

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