Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of RealAg Politics! Today, co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, of RealAgriculture, are joined by a great list of guests to talk about the big ag policy issues of the week that are impacting farmers and ranchers across Canada and the US. This episode features guests: Karen Proud,… Read More

Agriculture received multiple mentions in the 2022 federal budget unveiled on Thursday, mostly in the context of climate programs that had previously been announced. The budget, with its projected $52.8 billion deficit, also included some tax changes that could potentially impact farmers. As part of this live episode of RealAg Politics, we unpacked what was… Read More

Welcome to a Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show you’ll hear from: Alex Brown, of Shubenacadie, N.S.; Keith Currie, of Collingwood, Ont.; Dwayne Leslie, of Poplar Point, Man.; Jim Wickett, of Rosetown, Sask.; and Andrea Stroeve-Sawa, of Taber, Alta. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio; we appreciate you being here. On today’s show you’ll hear from: Dave Carey, vice president of government and industry relations at Canadian Canola Growers Association, and Keith Currie, president of Canadian Federation of Agriculture talk about the Agriculture Carbon Alliance; A product spotlight with Steven Linzmayer of… Read More

Three of Ontario’s ministries (Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Health; and Labour, Training and Skills Development) have committed to a strategy to prevent COVID-19 transmission, and protect workers and the province’s food supply chain ahead of next year’s growing season. The joint government-industry Prevention, Control and Outbreak Support Strategy for COVID-19 in Ontario’s Farm Workers… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On the show today you’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Keith Currie, president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture; Dave Carey, vice president of government and industry relations with Canadian Canola Growers Association; and, Grant Kosior… Read More

Did you know we do a replay of RealAg Radio Monday-Friday at 7am EST on Rural Radio 147? Check it out sometime! On today’s episode of the show, you’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Dr. Greg Ibendahl of Kansas State University, on a recent study he did… Read More

Today’s show covers a variety of topics, from seed value creation to animal activists. Hear: Tyler McCann, Canadian Seed Trade Association, on the new Seed Variety Use Agreement (SVUA) pilot program; A product spotlight with Graham Collier, Nufarm; Todd Lewis, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, talks meeting the Chinese ambassador, the rail blockades, and the… Read More

In today’s episode of RealAg Radio, hear host Shaun Haney, as well as the voices of: RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse with the latest top ag news; Financial Post reporter Naomi Powell joins to talk about the CN strike; Re-elected president of Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Keith Currie, as he talks to our own Bern Tobin about… Read More

This week, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture elected Keith Currie to a fourth term as leader of the general farm organization. Currie has a reputation for building relationships inside and outside the organization and helping change the culture of the farm lobby group. But there’s more work to do. In this interview with RealAgriculture’s Bernard… Read More

Incumbent Keith Currie has been re-elected as president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, currently holding its annual general meeting at Hamilton, Ont. Currie received the nod after an election with challenger and current vice-president of OFA, Peggy Brekveld. Currie has served three, one-year terms as president. In his acceptance speech, Currie said, “You would… Read More

Today’s show is coming at you from the PRIDE Seeds tent at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont.! On-farm activism, the federal election and labour issues – an update from Keith Currie, president, Ontario Federation of Agriculture; Conditions in Ontario, with Drew Thompson, market development agronomist with PRIDE Seeds; Agronomic Panel – resident agronomist… Read More

 

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