In March, under political pressure to do something about the housing crisis, the federal government announced changes to the amount of temporary residents that would be allowed in to Canada beginning May 1. On the surface, this may not seem to directly impact agriculture if farms and agri-businesses typically access the seasonal worker programs. However,… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this “Tuesday with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, we will hear from Dr. Christine Noronha with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on wireworm learnings. We will also hear from Lauren Martin, chair of the Do More Agriculture Foundation on the new AgTalk platform. And lastly, Melanie Morrison of… Read More

Canada’s meat industry is sorting out what the United States Department of Agriculture’s proposed “Product of USA” label changes could mean for marketing cattle and hogs to Canada’s largest trading partner. While the proposed language change is in reference to a voluntary label, the jury is still out on whether or not the proposal contravenes… Read More

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Hummingbird Technologies by Telus Agriculture. On today’s show you’ll hear: Carlo Dade and Sharon Sun of the Canada West Foundation, on China’s five-year plan; A Hummingbird Technologies product spotlight with Kristina Polziehn, agronomist and business development manager with Hummingbird Technologies; Lauren Martin, manager… Read More

The Do More Agriculture Foundation (Do More Ag), a not-for-profit championing mental health in agriculture across Canada, welcomed three new board members: Amy Vanderheid, Liz Jarvis, and Lauren Martin. Amy Vanderheid, a farmer from Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, is the president of the Chicken Producers Association of Nova Scotia, and co-founded the Maritime Ag Women’s… Read More

 

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