Welcome to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, with guest host Lyndsey Smith. Today’s show features a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange. There will also be an issues panel featuring Kelvin Heppner and Jeff Nielsen. They discuss: Election predictions; The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP); and How… Read More

For this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, we’ve got a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange! Plus, we’ve got an issues panel featuring host Shaun Haney, field editors Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, and Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen. They’ll be talking about the impending federal budget, the Conservative Party’s carbon plan,… Read More

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) have elected a new executive board for the upcoming year. Andre Harpe will take a spot as the new chair, and William van Tassel and Brendan Phillips as vice-chairs. Harpe, who farms in Valhalla Centre, Alta., says he looks forward to continuing the organization’s rich history of representing grain… Read More

Today’s episode of RealAg Radio is filled with a RealAg Issues Panel! On today’s panel, you’ll hear a discussion featuring issues such as the Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA), the seed industry, harvest 2020, the Conservative leadership race,  lobbying as one voice, and so much more, featuring; Jeff Nielsen of the Grain Growers of Canada;… Read More

A Conservative Member of Parliament from southern Ontario tabled legislation in the House of Commons on Tuesday that would remove the carbon tax from fuels used for drying grain and heating on farms. The private member’s bill, which would amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, was introduced by Philip Lawrence, MP for Northumberland—Peterborough South…. Read More