The Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index launched in September, asking nearly one thousand farmers a wide-range of questions on how they felt about marketing capacity, the direction of the agriculture industry in general, and the capability of governments to navigate the current political landscape. Now, in our first look at how sentiment may have changed after… Read More

Canadian farmers are very concerned about the impact managing fertilizer emissions through regulation may have on farm profitability. Over 900 farmers from the Insights Panel responded to the RealAgristudies Fertilizer Emissions Survey and offered their concerns, insight, and action on the topic of emissions reductions. 68 per cent of respondents noted they were “very concerned”… Read More

Happy Tuesday! Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. On today’s show we hear from Justin Funk of RealAgristudies, on the first results from the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index, and Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson with RealAgriculture on all things agronomy. Don’t miss our spotlight interviews with Andrew Elgersma of Climate FieldView on harvest data in… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show we will hear: Host Shaun Haney discusses connecting the dots for consumers and the value of peer groups; and, Justin Funk of RealAgristudies, on a new fertilizer emissions survey Plus, don’t miss our spotlight interviews with John Van Herk of Sevita… Read More

In late June, RealAgristudies surveyed more than 600 farmers on adoption rates of business risk management programs, perceptions on usefulness, and opinions on what modifications are needed to the Ag Policy Framework (APF). This week, we’ll finally get a peek at the next generation APF. Will the changes and updates be what farmers wanted? To… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Garner Deobald of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association, on price fixing; Justin Funk of Agristudies, on the latest RealAgristudies survey poll result; Daniel Samphir of Nexus BioAg, with a product spotlight; and The top ag news stories of the day. Thoughts on… Read More

Larger farms store a greater portion of fuel needs at any given time, and most farmers don’t shop prices before a fill up. Those are just two findings of the latest RealAgristudies survey, answered by 750 members of the Insights Panel in mid-May, 2022. Co-founders of RealAgristudies, Shaun Haney and Justin Funk, explore the questions… Read More

Just ahead of the busy planting and seeding season, another almost-as-important season began: hockey playoff season. Here at RealAgriculture, we know hockey plays a key role in the rural experience, in our communities, and our relationships, especially when it comes to friendly rivalries over our favourite teams. To honour the very important playoff season, RealAgriculture’s… Read More

The RealAgristudies Inflation Survey 2022 garnered an incredible amount of interest from the Insights Panel. In all, over 850 people participated in this proprietary survey launched April 5, 2022, weighing in on the concerns surrounding inflation, interest rates, and rising input costs of farmers. Below, Shaun Haney and Justin Funk, who lead RealAgristudies, dive in… Read More

In late March, the RealAgristudies Insights Panel asked six questions regarding fertilizer supply, supply on-farm, and sentiment regarding fertilizer sanctions. Over 450 participants answered those questions during the week the survey was posted, and here to analyze the results are Shaun Haney, founder of RealAgriculture, and Justin Funk, managing partner of Agri Studies. Haney and… Read More

It’s Wednesday, people! Is the snow melting where you are? Is spring in the air? From the RealAgriculture studio in Lethbridge, Alta…it’s a windy 20 degrees celsius. We’ve got a terrific lineup for you on today’s episode of RealAg Radio. You’ll hear: Kevin McNew, chief economist at Farmers Business Network (FBN) on a new economic… Read More

 

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