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Subscribe to RealAg Radio Monday to Friday at 4 PM EST on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio. Hosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, RealAg Radio is Canada’s only daily, one-hour agricultural radio show broadcast across the country and available as a podcast after the show airs each day.

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    RealAg Radio, October 4: Rules on transporting calves, goal setting, and the impact of higher lending rates

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 55:00


    Thanks for tuning in to this early October edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show, you’ll hear from Dr. Reynold Bergen, of the Beef Cattle Research Council, on transport rules for calves, and from Dr. David Kohl, with Virginia Tech, on goal setting. Don’t miss our spotlight interview with Mike Biernacki, of ConnectFirst Credit Union,... Read More

    RealAg Radio, October 3: Selecting corn hybrids, patience on the road during harvest, and planting green

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 55:01


    Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday episode, brought to you by PRIDE Seeds. We are joined by Peter Johnson, resident agronomist with RealAgriculture, to discuss a variety of things from patience on the road to harvest yields, and Jodi DeJong Hughes with University of Minnesota, also hops on to discuss planting green. Don’t... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 30: GDP numbers, climate action and farm subsidies, and a falling Canadian dollar

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 55:12


    Welcome to the last day of September. We’ve got a great lineup for you on RealAg Radio! You’ll hear a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko, of the Gateway Livestock Exchange. And, since its Friday — we’ve got a RealAg Issues Panel for you, featuring Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, and host Shaun... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 29: Disappointing canola yields, farm-to-farm differences, and late-night harvests

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 55:03


    Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today's show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Kennedy Kaufman of Woodstock, Ont.; Brendan Uruski of Zbaraz, Man.; Peggy Brekveld of Thunder Bay, Ont.; Shane Strydhorst of Neerlandia, Alta.; and Franck Groeneweg, formerly of... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 28: Canada dropping the COVID restrictions, Biden trade policy and a Fall weather forecast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 52:57


    Thanks for tuning into RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by Lakeland College. On today’s show we will hear from Jim Wiesemyer of Pro Farmer on a number of topics, including Canada dropping the COVID-19 restrictions, and the Biden trade policy. You’ll also hear Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc. on the fall... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 27: Hurricane Fiona destruction, nitrogen fixation, Lead with Seed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 52:44


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio! This episode is brought to you by Federated Co-op. Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on the destruction caused by Hurricane Fiona Chuck Broughton of Pivot Bio on nitrogen fixation of non pulse crops and the company’s plans for Canada Don’t miss our spotlight interview... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 26: Managing salinity, harvest updates, and an Agronomic Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 52:58


    Thanks for tuning into Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! You'll hear from Peter Johnson, resident agronomist with RealAgriculture, and Ken Wall with Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) on managing salinity. As well, don't miss the top ag news stories of the day! Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 23: CCGA Cash Advance Program, Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 55:20


    Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture's Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner as they discuss the threats from Russia, along with the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, plus the Ontario announcement and much more! We will also have a spotlight interview with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 22: Fruits of the harvest, labour, supply chain issues, and when to take corn silage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 55:07


    Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Tyler Lester of Bloomfield, Ont.; Jason Kehler of Carman, Man.; Devon Walkerm of Lashburn, Sask.; and Gerrit Herremam of Uxbridge, Ont. Don’t miss our interview with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 21: A grain market update, rising interest rates, and are railways up to the challenge?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 53:02


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s episode is brought to you by AGI Farmobile. Today we will hear from: Brian Voth of intelliFARM on the grain markets; Wade Sobkowich of Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA) on whether the railways are up to the grain hauling challenge; A product spotlight interview with Alicia Cowieson... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 20: DEKALB varieties, fertilizer emission reductions, climate conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 53:02


    Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Mary Robinson, President of Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on a number of different issues from the fertilizer emissions reduction to the upcoming COP27 climate conference; A product spotlight interview with Tim Gardner, market development agronomist with Bayer on DEKALB... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 19: Fall weed control, harvest yields, and mixing phos with wheat seed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 53:02


    Thanks for tuning in to Agronomic Monday! Today’s show is brought to you by Nufarm. You’ll hear from Peter Johnson, resident agronomist with RealAgriculture, Arti Singh of Iowa State University on a new weed ID app, and Sam Markell with North Dakota State University (NDSU) on soybean cyst nematode. As well, don’t miss our spotlight... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 16: Railway strikes, an overdue update on the Grain Act, and farmland values

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 55:15


    Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner, with RealAgriculture and Manitoba farmer, and Jeff Nielsen, farmer and ag policy wonk from Alberta, for the Friday RealAg Issues panel, to discuss railway issues on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, the Canadian Grain Commission’s... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 15: Combining wheat, tile drainage in Manitoba and the return of farm shows

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 54:40


    Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont.; Rob Somerville of Endiang, Alta.; Aaron Hargreaves of Brandon, Man.; and Mark Huston of Chatham-Kent, Ont. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 14: A new survey on reducing emissions, a look at field scouting and harvest prep

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 54:56


    Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show we will hear from: Host Shaun Haney discusses connecting the dots for consumers and the value of peer groups; and, Justin Funk, of RealAgristudies, on a new fertilizer emissions survey Plus, don’t miss our spotlight interviews with John Van Herk of... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 13: Poilievre’s victory, 2023 supply chain update, and different variety challenges

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 53:01


    Thanks for tuning in to today’s episode of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Maizex Seeds. On today’s show we will hear from: Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture on Pierre Poilievre winning the Conservative Party leadership and what it means for Canadian ag; Cornie Thiessen, general manager of Adama Canada, on the state of the crop... Read More

    RealAg Radio, Sept 12: The promise of n-fixing wheat, top harvest questions, and yield analysis in FieldView

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 53:01


    Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Climate FieldView. On this show, we will hear from Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, our resident agronomist tackling the key agronomic decisions happening now, including the potential of N-fixing wheat. Plus, tune in to hear our spotlight interview with Troy Prosofsky... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 9: Doubling down on communication, Bank of Canada fallout, and fertilizer emissions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 55:00


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith, Kelvin Heppner and Meagan Murdoch with H + K Strategies for the RealAg Issues panel. We will also hear from the Honourable Rob Black, Senator from Ontario. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 8: Agronomic lessons from harvest ’22, promising yields, and a crop comparison

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 54:39


    Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! We will hear from: Brett Israel of Mapleton, Ont.; Warren McCutcheon of Carmen, Man.; Leslie Ray Kelly of Watrous, Sask.; and Ethan Wallace of Seaforth, Ont. Also hear our spotlight interview with Derwyn Hammond, SW... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 7: Bank of Canada rate hike, harvest market fundamentals, and lower on-farm stocks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 53:54


    Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by MNP. Today we will hear from the following guests: JP Gervais with Farm Credit Canada on the Bank of Canada announcing another 75 basis-point rate hike this morning, and general economic direction; Jim McCormick, co-founder of AgMarket.net on market fundamentals with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 6: ESN, interest rates, and top ag news

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 54:12


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio, as we are back to being LIVE from the studio! With yesterday being a holiday, we will be combining Agronomic Monday into this Tuesday episode, brought to you by Nutrien Ag Solutions. We are joined by Peter Johnson with RealAgriculture discusses all things agronomic, as well as our... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 2: Beef Market Update, StatsCan’s move away from surveys, and seed treatment controversy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 55:02


    Happy Friday! Thanks for tuning in to today’s show. Host, Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner for the RealAg Issues panel. They discuss the StatsCan’s move away from surveys, interest rate hikes, seed treatment controversy, rods & chains, and China as a super power. We will also hear a Beef Market... Read More

    RealAg Radio, September 1: Farmer perspective on StatsCan, harvest check-in, and preventing green lock

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 55:03


    Well, hello September! Thanks for tuning in to this week's edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire. On today's show, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada, we will hear from: Philip Shaw, of Dresden, Ont.; Nic Dubuc, of Montreal, Que.; Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask.; and Kevin Porter, of Stoney Plain, Alta. We will also hear... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 31: InVigor establishment issues, Ag Zero Initiative with StatsCan, challenges when dealing with China

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 55:01


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio! On today's show, you'll hear from: Charles Burton, Senior Fellow with Macdonald-Laurier Institute on the challenges Canada and the US face in dealing with China; Brent Collins with BASF providing the conclusions on the InVigor establishment issues; and Omar Youssouf with StatsCan on the Ag Zero Initiative to... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 30: Impacts of the ASF funding, potential impact on renewable diesel demand with California law

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 54:49


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear from: Rick Bergmann with the Canadian Pork Council on the impacts of the ASF funding from last week; and Floyd Vergara, Director of State Governmental Affairs, Clean Fuels Alliance America on the California law to ban gas powered vehicles by 2035 and the... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 29: Aphanomyces vs fusarium, planter setups for canola, and yields in the country side

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 55:01


    Wow, it’s already the end of August! Thanks for tuning in to today’s show for Agronomic Monday. You’ll hear: Peter Johnson of RealAgriculture, on harvest yields; Dr. Sabine Banniza from the University of Saskatchewan, on identifying aphanomyces vs. fusarium root rot; and Brunel Sabourin of Antara Agronomy Services Ltd., on comparing planter setups for canola.... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 26: Dugout water testing, fertilizer management, what competitiveness really means

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 55:01


    Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s lineup, we’ve got a RealAg Issues Panel for you, featuring: Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, Andrew Campbell, dairy farmer from Strathroy, Ont., and of course — host Shaun Haney. The panel discusses what competitiveness really means, walking the talk on fertilizer... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 25: From bumper crops to very late crops, heading east to west

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 54:54


    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! On today’s show, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada, we will hear from: John-Wiebe Dykstra of Salisbury, N.B.; Scott Perkin of Elgin, Man.; Jim Hale of Lancer, Sask.; Kevin Serfas of Turin, Alta. We will also hear from Trevor Herzog, area agronomist... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 24: Camelina potential on the Prairies, pork markets, and the crop markets heading into harvest ’22

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 55:01


    Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Jon Driedger, of LeftField Commodity Research, on the crop markets; Ollie Peoples, of Yield 10 BioScience, on the potential for camelina as a fit on the Prairies and Plains; Kevin Grier, of Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting, with an update on the... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 23: Food grade soybeans, a look at the machinery markets, and why federal employees are testing private dugouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 55:06


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. On today’s show, you’ll hear: Jeremy Cockrill, Saskachewan MLA, Minister of Highways, and Minister Responsible for Water Security Agency, on why federal employees are testing private dugouts; Curt Blades of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, on the machinery market; Matt Renkema of Sevita International, on the opportunity for... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 22: Yields heading in to harvest ’22, a tar spot update, and the straw decision

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 54:32


    Join host Shaun Haney on today’s edition of Agronomic Monday as he is joined by: Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson of RealAgriculture; and Jeremy Boychyn of the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions Up for discussion: to bale or not to bale, late on-set tar spot, and gearing up for harvest! Thoughts on something we talked about... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 19: Fertilizer pricing, doing business in Russia, and the sniff test on milk

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 54:25


    Welcome to this week’s episode of the RealAg Issues Panel! Join Shaun Haney, Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner for the RealAg issues panel, discussing a call for an investigation in to from fertilizer pricing, make-your-own N, doing business in Russia, and the sniff test on milk. We will also hear the Beef Market Update from... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 18: The making of hybrid canola, from start to soil

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 54:29


    Join your host Shaun Haney for this recorded LIVE episode from the grand opening of HyTech Production Ltd., a brand new seed facility at Coaldale, Alberta. On this episode of the show, guests provide insight in to each step of hybrid canola from breeding to production, treatment, and packaging. Shaun is joined by: Scott Horner with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 17: Finding farm help, harvest updates, swathing or straight cutting canola

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 54:16


    Thanks for tuning in today as we bump up this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire to Wednesday! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. On today's line-up hear from: Shawn Schill, of Arthur, Ont.; Aubrey Yule, of Killarney, Man.; Jeff Nonay ,of Edmonton, Alta.; Eric Dietrich, of Lucan, Ont. We will also hear from... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 16: A focus on farm succession planning

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 54:34


    Thanks for checking out the RealAg Radio show. Tune in to hear the show live on Rural Radio Sirius XM Channel 147 everyone Monday to Friday at 430 Eastern! On this episode, join your host, Shaun Haney, as he discusses all things succession planning with Elaine Froese on transferring the farm early vs. waiting too... Read More

    RealAg Radio, Aug 15: Drought, fertilizer costs, fall planting plans, and the sweetest sweet corn

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 54:24


    Welcome to this mid-August edition of Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On today’s show, resident agronomist, Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson, joins host Shaun Haney to discuss: Yield expectations across the country; Drought issues worldwide, including the UK and Europe; How to handle winter crops in dry years; and, Fertilizer prices — should you hold off... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 12: Harvest help, TFWs, and how much baseball is too much

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 55:01


    Happy Friday! Thanks for making the show a part of your day. Today we’ve got a great RealAg Issues Panel for you. On today's panel, host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture. The trio discusses 2022 harvest help, temporary foreign workers, nitrogen emissions rules, and — depending who you... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 11: Complex crop rotations, festive lentils, late crops, and the biggest weather stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 53:57


    Welcome to another edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire on RealAg Radio! On today's show, host Lyndsey Smith checks in with four farmers across Canada. On today's line-up hear from: Sandi Brock of Staffa, Ont.; Gunter Jochum of St. Francois Xavier, Man.; Jim Wickett of Rosetown, Sask.; and, Jesse Meyer of Woking, Alta. Thoughts on something... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 10: Fertilizer supply for ’23, OFCAF funding, and Olds College’s AgSmart field day

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 54:54


    Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio! On today’s show hosted by Lyndsey Smith, we’ll hear from: Casper Kaastra, CEO of Sollio Ag on the fertilizer supply in to 2023; Margaret May, with the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, regarding information on the Ontario On Farm Climate Action Funding; and, Today’s spotlight interview with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 9: Fertilizer emission policies and increased rail shipments out East

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 55:38


    Thanks for joining us and making RealAg Radio a part of your day. Join RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner, as he talks with Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on the nitrogen fertilizer emissions policy, John Heard of Manitoba Agriculture on what research shows about different practices and products that reduce emissions from fertilizer, and also with... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 8: Fertilizer sanctions, Agronomic Monday, and harvest data via FieldView

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 54:47


    Join us for this episode of Agronomic Monday! On this show, we hear from our very own Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson of RealAgriculture, as well as a spotlight interview with Andrew Elgersma of FieldView Canada on harvest data. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email shaney@realagriculture.com, on... Read More

    RealAg Radio, August 5: Raising wages, 10 years since the single desk, and a look at the feeder market

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 54:54


    It’s time for our Friday edition of RealAg Radio. Thanks for making the show a part of your day. You know the drill — it’s Friday, and that means we’ve got a RealAg Issues Panel for you. Today’s panel features the dynamic duo: host Shaun Haney, and Kelvin Heppner, of RealAgriculture. They discuss the jobs... Read More

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