Southern Alberta has been in a multi-year drought, so when the most substantial snowfall in, well, years, fell last week, there’s been plenty of talk of how to keep the snow where it is in hopes it percolates in to the soil. There’s also been action, and one farmer’s innovative approach to water conservation has… Read More

Cattle coming north, a tax credit for processing development, and trucking e-logs are all top of mind for Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, Nate Horner. Speaking at this week’s Alberta Beef Industry Conference, Horner says the announced Agri-Processing Investment Tax Credit won’t be in place until the current government passes its budget, but the credit… Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day! Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. Guest host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Shawn Schill to discuss land rental agreements and land price direction. Then you’ll hear an interview with Kara Oosterhuis and Gerald Stokka, extension veterinarian at North Dakota State University, on cold weather calving and… Read More

In agriculture — and hey, let’s face it, across the world — we like to compartmentalize. Whether you are a conventional farmer, organic farmer, rancher, no-tiller, etc., there’s a ton of crossover across all these systems. This topic came up earlier this week on RealAg Radio, when Bernard Tobin, Shaun Haney, and myself discussed our… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. Haney is joined by Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on the sustainable ag strategy the government has launched. We will also hear a clip with Kara Oosterhuis and JP Gervais of Farm Credit Canada, on whether… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Guest host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by: Philip Shaw of Dresden, Ont.; Drew Spoelstra of Binbrook, Ont.; Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask.; and Andrea Stroeve-Sawa of Taber, Alta. As well, don’t miss… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Guest host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by: Chris Moore of Kinburn, Ont.; Kevin Buchner of Brownville, Ont.; Logan Pizzey of Binscarth, Man.; and Rob Stone of Davidson, Sask. As well, don’t miss… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Guest host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Nate Horner, Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, to discuss Alberta agriculture and irrigation, and Brennan Turner, grain market analyst, hops on to talk markets. As well, don’t miss the product spotlight interview with Jessica Young of Sevita International, and the… Read More

 

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