Welcome to this Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire. Today’s show features some new farmers and some of our regulars: Pat Dunphy of Belfast, P.E.I., who’s a corn, bean, and wheat grower (in two provinces!) and regularly rolls onto ferries with combines; Steve Twynstra of Ailsa Craig, Ont. where it’s cold and spring is being elusive; Murray… 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

Ranchers in Western Canada have faced some real challenges this spring. For some early calvers the late winter posed some serious problems for mortality, and now the hot, dry conditions are posing major grass concerns. There has been talk of cattle already being pulled off southern pastures to be moved up north. From a marketing,… Read More

There’s no doubt concerns around antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are growing. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the States sees at least “2 million people become infected with bacteria resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of these infections.” In response to these concerns, the federal government released Antimicrobial… Read More

 

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