Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, guest host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture and Tyler McCann of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute for the RealAg Issues Panel. They cover a lot of topics, including: PMRA regulations; The delay in approving gene-editing; China’s shrinking… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg Radio, which features the RealAg Issues Panel. On this episode of the show, guest host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, and Ron Krahn, Manitoba farmer, for a discussion about on-boarding the next generation. They are also joined by Tyler McCann of the… Read More

Hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are back for another edition of RealAg Politics, where they discuss the latest in agricultural policy issues. This week we’re doing things a bit differently — instead of one segment, we’re having three, with three different topics and four guests! This week’s guests are : Tom Steve of the… Read More

What’s potentially on the desk for the next agriculture minister? What should be in the new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s mandate letter? Host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Tyler McCann, managing director of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, for this episode of RealAg Politics. McCann recently wrote his own mandate letter of what he… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by GlenGarry Farm Finance. Today, you’ll hear from: Karen Proud, president and CEO of Fertilizer Canada, on federal policy for fertilizer emissions reductions; A product spotlight with Tara Sterken of GlenGarry Farm Finance; Tyler McCann of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), on the… Read More

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) has named four renowned agri-food experts as distinguished fellows. Dr. Susan Wood-Bohm, Dr. Ellen Goddard, Ted Bilyea, and Nicholas Mesly will “contribute to a thriving and sustainable agri-food system through policy research in the critical areas of environmental sustainability, innovation and animal health, trade, and water,” says CAPI. Tyler… Read More

Today’s show covers a variety of topics, from seed value creation to animal activists. Hear: Tyler McCann, Canadian Seed Trade Association, on the new Seed Variety Use Agreement (SVUA) pilot program; A product spotlight with Graham Collier, Nufarm; Todd Lewis, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, talks meeting the Chinese ambassador, the rail blockades, and the… Read More

After years of discussions about how to fund the development of new crop varieties in Canada, two seed industry groups have announced they’re moving ahead with a pilot program for the 2020 growing season. The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA), along with the Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA), announced a Seed Variety Use Agreement (SVUA)… Read More

The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) wasted no time in filling the recently vacated role of executive director. Tyler McCann has been chosen by the board of directors to fill the position on an interim basis, replacing Dave Carey. “CSTA is pleased to welcome Tyler McCann as interim executive director,” says Georges Chaussé, president of… Read More

 

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