This Friday marks nine weeks of COVID-19 physical distancing and economic shutdown. Where are we at? On today’s RealAg Radio, host Shaun Haney covers the beef markets, packer cut-out numbers, and more with Anne Wasko. Jamie Stringham of Belchim Canada joins the show to talk Manipulator use for 2020, then Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith… Read More

Happy Easter to those celebrating this weekend! Today’s radio show features: The top ag news with host Shaun Haney; An interview with Ontario ag minister Ernie Hardeman; and, An issues panel with Shaun, Kelvin Heppner, and Lyndsey Smith, where they discuss Easter traditions, closed livestock processors and animal welfare concerns, money for summer help, and… Read More

Today’s Tuesday show is coming to you live from the RealAg Radio studio at Lethbridge, Alta., You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day; RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner with a discussion on a recent article he wrote about some of the concerns Canadian equipment manufacturers have regarding intellectual property in the USMCA deal; Farm… Read More

Lyndsey Smith is back in the host seat with this Thursday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show: Rick White, with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, on developing a grain farmer Code of Practice; A recent poll on how the average Canadian feels about the rail blockades; Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, with this week’s Wheat… Read More

RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner was in Boone, Iowa attending the Farm Progress Show where he had the opportunity to talk to Andreas Saile, CLAAS product manager, about the new 5300 Quadrant. Saile says, “This is the new machine replacing the 3300 it’s the three by four big square baler called the 5300 now. We offer that… Read More

The reality is that farms are getting bigger and fields farther apart. Time spent on the road is time not spent doing field work, so there’s a lot of focus right now on tracks that handle travel at road speed to get between fields faster. RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner caught up with Martin Lunkenbein, Camso’s business… Read More

While in Boone, Iowa, for the Farm Progress Show, RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner had a chance to check in with Ben Dillon, president of Tribine Industries, about where things are at with his new twist on the combine. In this interview, Dillon talks about his vision for a new generation of harvesters. “What we’ve been doing… Read More

Have you ever looked at a self-propelled lawn mower and said, “I wish my baler turned that sharp.”  Well, Vermeer said, “We can do that!” RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner got a chance to talk to Josh Vrieze, with Vermeer, at the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa, about their new ZR5 self-propelled baler, that turns like… Read More

Landscape restoration: do you do it? You might want to think about doing it, because chances are you’re losing yield if you don’t, according to Marla Riekman, land management specialist with Manitoba Agriculture. In the simplest terms, landscape restoration is moving soil back from where it came from. When growers use tillage year after year,… Read More

Field conditions can change significantly during harvest, and although it would be nice to have experienced operators who are able to make the appropriate adjustments, sometimes it would be helpful if the combine could provide a little help to the person in the driver’s seat. That’s what Case IH had in mind when it developed… Read More

We all need dreams to believe in. Dreams are about goals, aspirations, and achieving what makes us happy. Dreams are not singular in nature, as we are allowed and compelled to have as many as we want. Dreams are personal, but also involve family, friends, and our careers. Yesterday Kelvin announced that he is stepping… Read More

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney: Top ag news, with Jessika Guse — President Trump’s deadline looms as Friday is less than 24 hours away, new poll from Angus Reid Institute shows Canadians are divided when it comes to dairy supply management system, another road block for the Trans Mountain Pipeline, exports… Read More

 

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