This week’s Farmer Rapid Fire on RealAg Radio has confirmed one thing: there is some serious drought out there — especially across the southern parts of Western Canada. The severity changes pending what pocket you belong to, but even areas such as the Palliser Triangle, which is known for its dry climate, is facing extreme… Read More

Diversifying can mean making a small tweak to an operation, or in today’s guest’s case, building really big — like 40,000 head of cattle big. Joining us for today’s RealAg LIVE! is Kevin Serfas, of Serfas Farms near Turin, Alta,. who just completed a brand new, large-scale feedlot with new cattle in it (today)! RealAg… Read More

Here at RealAgriculture, we truly appreciate you our listeners, so thanks for tuning in. It’s already October, and it’s a Thursday, which means it’s time for a Farmer Rapid Fire! On today’s show we’ll hear from: Mark Brock from Ontario; Ron Krahn from Manitoba; Danny Ottenbreit from Saskatchewan; Tim Oleksyn from Saskatchewan; and, Kevin Serfas… Read More

Is it Wednesday already? In today’s episode of the show you’ll hear: The top ag news with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Thoughts on the upcoming planting season, with Southern Alberta farmer Kevin Serfas; About a new competitiveness study comparing Alberta’s beef industry to beef industries in three states, with Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association’s Janice Tranberg; and… Read More

Today’s episode is a special one, featuring farmers from across Canada, with updates on crop conditions, harvest quality and yields, and much more. Hear from Kent Erickson and Kevin Serfas (Alberta); Rob Stone (Saskatchewan); Gunther Jochum (Manitoba); Peter Gredig and Shawn Schill (Ontario). Have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected],… Read More

As 2018 ends, many want to forget about the tough harvest this past year. Everything from drought and high DON levels, to frost in August and snow in September — it all played a major factor of the stress of farming and hampered this year’s crop quality and tonnage. The wonky harvest caused a lot… Read More

There have definitely been some real challenges this growing season across many parts of the Prairies. Although some areas have received adequate moisture, the majority of acres have been under a drier bias when it comes to weather conditions. With this variability comes decision making, but you have to make sure you are getting out… Read More