Tag: Lyndsey Smith

The Power of Listening And Its Role in Mental Wellness

Clara Hughes is a storied and decorated Olympian, winning a total of six medals between both summer and winter olympics. A cyclist by chance and a speed skater by choice, Hughes has been open about the significant challenges she faced as a teenager and as a young adult athlete battling a rough home life and her… Read more »

Disappearing Coffee, a New It Vegetable, and Great Canadians: The 2017 FarmTech Wrap Up

What’s the new it vegetable for 2017? You heard it here first: it’s beets. But after sitting down with the Rt. Honourable Brian Mulroney, General Roméo Dallaire, and Olympian Clara Hughes, you’d think Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith would have much more to talk about than beets…and they do, it just wouldn’t be a RealAgriculture… Read more »

When Evidence-Free Fear Causes Real Harm: Timothy Caulfield

Why are celebrities so influential when it comes to trends? Turns out, we may actually be programmed to follow prestige. But, as Timothy Caulfield explains, we may not always recognize this behaviour in ourselves, claiming instead that “everyone else” falls for such things, but not us. Caulfield, a professor with the University of Alberta’s law… Read more »

The Most Profitable Corn Grower, Cover Crops, & Accents Galore — SWAC ’17

The Southwest Agricultural Conference marks the official kick-off of the winter conference season, and field editors Bernard Tobin and Lyndsey Smith were there to catch all the best and brightest agronomy minds at work. In RealAgriculture tradition, Bern and Lyndsey took a few minutes at the end of the show to talk about their favourite speakers,… Read more »

Beef Market Update — Cattle On Feed, Regional Differences, and What Annie Wants for Christmas

This week’s Beef Market Update isn’t just special because it’s festive, it’s also a rare ladies-only affair as Lyndsey Smith steps in for Shaun Haney this week as host. As always, Anne Wasko, of Gateway Livestock, fills us in on what’s top of mind for the cattle industry markets this week. From the Canadian cattle… Read more »

Is Polling Still Relevant?

2016 will be remembered for all sorts of monumental things — many of them bad. If you were in the polling industry in 2016, you may even call it a very bad year. Brexit wasn’t exactly a shining example of getting the call right. Then, there’s that pesky Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump contest that… Read more »

Urban Development Guidelines Need Teeth to Rein In Sprawl

Cities and towns are approving land development now that may not happen for a decade. If we’re to protect farmland from being swallowed by ever-expanding municipal boundaries, we need to act now to stop it, says Keith Currie, president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) . Currie’s organization is one of 16 farm groups leading a… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Dec 6: CFIA Changing Transport Regs, Stalling Urban Sprawl, StatsCan Analysis & Poinsettia in Peril

Today’s edition of RealAg Radio features a special guest host in a very special recording locale, but don’t worry, it’s the same calibre of farm radio you’ve come to expect from the RealAgriculture team (we hope). RealAg Radio Co-host Shaun Haney is joined by resident fast-talker and field editor Lyndsey Smith for an Ottawa-based recording… Read more »

Pink Skid Steers, Soaring Heights, & The Word Live — It’s the 2016 Outdoor Farm Show Wrap up

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show is in the books for another year, and the 2016 edition of the wrap up features not only resident agronomist Peter Johnson (@WheatPete) but also Lyndsey Smith’s (triumphant?) return to RealAgriculture’s signature farm show wrap. Covering a show of this magnitude takes a team, and Peter and Lyndsey highlight what they,… Read more »

TWORA, Sept 15: Mega Ag Mergers and Outdoor Farm Show Highlights

Between Bayer-Monsanto and PotashCorp-Agrium there’s plenty of big news to discuss this week as we see the trend of consolidation among crop input suppliers continue. Meanwhile, RealAg is well-represented at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ontario, as Lyndsey takes a break from demoing tractors, getting sky-high views in a telehandler and posting Instagram stories to… Read more »

Lyndsey Smith Rejoins Real Agriculture

Lyndsey Smith Rejoins Real Agriculture Smith returns to the content creation team this September    Picture Butte, AB. – July 18, 2016 – RealAgriculture is pleased to announce that Lyndsey Smith will be returning to the company as a member of the content creation team. Lyndsey will step in for Debra Murphy who is going… Read more »

Our Team Says Goodbye to Lyndsey

In the world of media, as elsewhere, all good things come to an end. This month, Lyndsey Smith decided to move on to another phase of her career. We are going to miss you Lyndsey for many reasons, but we wanted to share some of them with the entire RealAg community through this little tribute… Read more »

Observing Canada’s National Organic Week — A Retrospective

Canada’s National Organic Week kicked off on Saturday, September19. It’s a week to celebrate organic agriculture, organized and presented by Canada Organic Trade Association, Canadian Organic Growers and Canadian Health Food Association. Whose celebrating #OrganicWeek today? Hit reply and tell us how! — Organic Week (@organicweek) September 21, 2015 “Organic Week is the largest annual celebration… Read more »

Beef Market Update: Big Volumes and Bigger Prices Kick Off Fall-Run Sales

Where were we just one year ago? The Canadian dollar sat at 92 cents U.S. and cattle prices were at all-time highs. Those price levels have since been passed, to everyone’s surprise, but the dollar has taken an absolute beating in just a year’s time. Anne Wasko, of Gateway Livestock, joins RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith for… Read more »

TWORA — Harvest, Hail and the End of the CWB — Aug 6

This week’s Canadian ag news update, including the latest on harvest, the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks and the last days of the CWB: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Is Dropping the CWB Brand the Right Move? Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS