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RealAg Radio is live Monday-Friday at 4 p.m. EST on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio in Canada and the U.S.

RealAg Radio is live Monday-Friday at 4:30 PM EST on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio in Canada and the U.S.

Latest Episode

RealAg Radio: A proxy vote, the impact of Bill C-59, and the Beef Market Update, June 21, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for a Beef Market Update. Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, and Tyler McCann, managing director with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), for the... Read More

June 21 • 53m 40.9s

Episodes

RealAg Radio: A proxy vote, the impact of Bill C-59, and the Beef Market Update, June 21, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A proxy vote, the impact of Bill C-59, and the Beef Market Update, June 21, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for a Beef Market Update. Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, and Tyler McCann, managing director with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), for the... Read More

June 21 • 53m 40.9s
RealAg Radio: Temperature extremes, justifying equipment leasing, and fair market prices, June 20, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Temperature extremes, justifying equipment leasing, and fair market prices, June 20, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Luke Fisher of Brookfield, N.S.; Tyler Lester of Bloomfield, Ont.; Jack Froese of Winkler, Man.; and, Bruce Holmquist of Kinistino, Sask.; Plus, we will hear... Read More

June 20 • 54m 8.4s
RealAg Radio: Beef demand, capital gains concerns, and avoiding heat stress, June 19, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Beef demand, capital gains concerns, and avoiding heat stress, June 19, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Lance Zimmerman of Rabobank with a Q2 cattle industry update; Nathan Phinney with Canadian Cattle Association on Capital Gains and other lobbying issues; Hear a clip from the Farm Safety Roundup on avoiding and managing heat stress with... Read More

June 19 • 55m 8s
RealAg Radio: A soil health strategy, assessing inoculants, and diagnostic dilemmas, June 18, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A soil health strategy, assessing inoculants, and diagnostic dilemmas, June 18, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to Tuesday with Lyndsey! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Jim Tokarchuk with the Soil Conservation Council of Canada on a national soil health strategy; Mark Zatylny for a spotlight interview for Nexus BioAg; Hear a clip from a recent Pulse School with BASF’s Nicole Fox on assessing pulse inoculants; and,... Read More

June 18 • 54m 54.5s
RealAg Radio: Tissue testing soybeans, profitable wheat, and a grasshopper forecast, June 17, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Tissue testing soybeans, profitable wheat, and a grasshopper forecast, June 17, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jack Legg with SGS Canada on proactive tissue testing that can help feed soybean yield; Don Henry, CEO of SeedMaster Manufacturing on the evolution of seeding equipment technology; Eric Richter with Syngenta on making winter wheat profitable... Read More

June 17 • 55m 5.2s
RealAg Radio: Tariff trouble, capital gains tax, and why Canadian’s are so “meh”, June 14, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Tariff trouble, capital gains tax, and why Canadian’s are so “meh”, June 14, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Ontario’s new Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Agribusiness, Rob Flack, on his key priorities as agricultural minster, as well as why food is important to be in the agriculture in the ministry. Haney is then joined by Kelvin... Read More

June 14 • 53m 32.4s
RealAg Radio: Taking time for yourself, hay challenges, and adapting to the season, June 13, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Taking time for yourself, hay challenges, and adapting to the season, June 13, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Sandi Brock of Staffa, Ont.; Chris Moore of Kinburn, Ont.; Korey Peters of Randolph, Man.; and, Rob Sommerville of Special Areas, Alta. Plus, we will... Read More

June 13 • 55m 26.1s
RealAg Radio: A weather forecast, soil health, and strike action updates, June 12, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A weather forecast, soil health, and strike action updates, June 12, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Matt Makens with Makens Weather on a June, July, and August forecast for North America; Senator Rob Black on the committee report on Soil Health and the recommendations; Hear a spotlight interview with Barrie Mann for Genesis Fertilizers;... Read More

June 12 • 53m 43.4s
RealAg Radio: Capital gains, beef and dairy genetics, and team turmoil, June 11, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Capital gains, beef and dairy genetics, and team turmoil, June 11, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to Tuesday with Lyndsey! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Greg Northey with Pulse Canada to discuss how labour challenges are taking a toll on Canada’s export potential; Myles Immerkar with the Canadian Angus Association on new genetic selection tools; Kyle Larkin of Grain Growers of Canada on the impact of... Read More

June 11 • 55m 8.9s
RealAg Radio, June 10: Kochia, unseeded acres, FHB, and field day updates cover art

RealAg Radio, June 10: Kochia, unseeded acres, FHB, and field day updates

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by resident agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss challenging planting conditions in Ontario and FHB risk. Plus hear a Canola School episode on managing kochia and testing for resistance, and then don’t miss a product spotlight interview with Farming... Read More

June 10 • 53m 41.9s
RealAg Radio: Risk in 2024, land value trends, and the power of policy, June 7, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Risk in 2024, land value trends, and the power of policy, June 7, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio recorded LIVE at the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors event! Host Shaun Haney takes a look into RealAgristudies data on profitability and risk in 2024, as well as learning and development. Rounding out the show, Haney has a discussion with an advisor panel, including:... Read More

June 7 • 54m 44.7s
RealAg Radio: Moisture conditions, a crop update, and setting targets, June 6, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Moisture conditions, a crop update, and setting targets, June 6, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Patrick Dunphy of South Pinette, P.E.I.; Emery Huska of Lambton, Ont.; Ron Krahn of Rivers, Man.; and, Rudy Meier of Fraser Valley, B.C. Plus, we... Read More

June 6 • 54m 1.2s
RealAg Radio: Commodity markets, feedback on ag extension, and an interest rate cut, June 5, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Commodity markets, feedback on ag extension, and an interest rate cut, June 5, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Ranulf Glanville, chief market analyst with GrainFox to discuss the commodity markets. We will also hear some feedback from the audience and don’t miss the top ag news stories! Thoughts on something we talked about on the show?... Read More

June 5 • 53m 51.9s
RealAg Radio: The value and the future of ag extension, June 4, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: The value and the future of ag extension, June 4, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg Radio with host Shaun Haney. Today’s shows features the recent Ag Policy Connection podcast discussing the value and future of agricultural extension. Ag Policy Connection host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Saskatchewan farmer Jake Leguee, Joy Agnew with Olds College, and Ataharul Chowdhury with University of... Read More

June 4 • 54m 52.3s
RealAg Radio: Beneficial insects, a stripe rust update, and interest rate questions, June 3, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Beneficial insects, a stripe rust update, and interest rate questions, June 3, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss stripe rust, a moisture update, and more; Hear a spotlight interview with Kimball Lischynski with Federated Co-operatives Limited on their BINLogic; A clip from the recent episode of the Pests... Read More

June 3 • 53m 38.5s
RealAg Radio: Land rental agreements, MacAulay at ag committee, and the Bank of Canada’s big decision, May 31, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Land rental agreements, MacAulay at ag committee, and the Bank of Canada’s big decision, May 31, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Meagan Murdoch of Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Stuart Person of MNP, and RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s appearance at the House of Commons’ ag... Read More

May 31 • 53m 39.2s
RealAg Radio: Equipment fixes, tile drainage, and improved grass conditions, May 30, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Equipment fixes, tile drainage, and improved grass conditions, May 30, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Steve Terpstra of Atwood, Ont.; Aaron Stevanus of Bloomingdale, Ont.; Richard Carr of Marchand, Man.; Tim Oleksyn, of Prince Albert, Sask. Plus, we will hear... Read More

May 30 • 55m 28.1s
RealAg Radio: Confidence in marketing plans, marketing risks, and a new AAFC deputy minister, May 29, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Confidence in marketing plans, marketing risks, and a new AAFC deputy minister, May 29, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! Join Jim McCormick of AgMarket.net for a market update; Hear some Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index data on market direction and confidence in marketing plans; Plus, don’t miss the top agriculture news stories! Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun... Read More

May 29 • 53m 30s
RealAg Radio: Farm Bill update, tick awareness, and stalled Bill C-234, May 28, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farm Bill update, tick awareness, and stalled Bill C-234, May 28, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jim Wiesemeyer with Pro Farmer to give us an update on the Farm Bill process in the U.S.; John Barlow, shadow minister of agriculture for the Conservative Party of Canada, with an update on Bill C-234... Read More

May 28 • 53m 34.7s
RealAg Radio: Scouting for stripe rust, herbicide layering, and weed control, May 27, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Scouting for stripe rust, herbicide layering, and weed control, May 27, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Sean McKnight with BASF Canada on herbicide layering; Hear a spotlight interview with Matt Chapple of PRIDE Seeds; and, Peter Johnson with RealAgriculture to discuss stripe rust, early season weed control, and more! Thoughts on... Read More

May 27 • 54m 52s
RealAg Radio: A rail strike update, Canada/U.S friendships, HPAI, and a Beef Market Update, May 24, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A rail strike update, Canada/U.S friendships, HPAI, and a Beef Market Update, May 24, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Shaun Haney is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for a Beef Market Update. Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics, including: An update... Read More

May 24 • 54m 11.9s
RealAg Radio: Direct selling, first-cut forage, and the worst equipment to fix, May 23, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Direct selling, first-cut forage, and the worst equipment to fix, May 23, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Lyndsey Smith checks in with: Ryan McCarron of Antigonish, N.S.; Brianne Brown of Yarker, Ont.; Jason Kehler of Carmen, Man.; and, Jake Leguee of Fillmore, Sask. Plus, we will hear... Read More

May 23 • 54m 59.5s
RealAg Radio: Canada’s trade hurdles, chemical safety, and a new strategic plan, May 22, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Canada’s trade hurdles, chemical safety, and a new strategic plan, May 22, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Carlo Dade with the Canada West Foundation on Canada facing major trade hurdles; Pam de Rocquigny with the Manitoba Crop Alliance on the organization’s new strategic plan; and, Hear a clip from the Farm Safety Roundup... Read More

May 22 • 54m 59.3s
RealAg Radio: Farm financial performance, market direction, and learning from your decisions, May 21, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farm financial performance, market direction, and learning from your decisions, May 21, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney discusses a number of topics from the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index results from current and future farm financial performance as well as market direction. Haney then discusses the question, “what was I thinking?” and learning from that. Thoughts on something we... Read More

May 21 • 54m 39.1s
RealAg Radio: Impact of capital gain changes, risk management, and the increasing protectionism, May 17, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Impact of capital gain changes, risk management, and the increasing protectionism, May 17, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Shaun Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, and Tyler McCann with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics, including: Capital gains cost changes; The increasing protectionism; Trade with China... Read More

May 17 • 53m 50.8s
RealAg Radio: Youth involvement on the farm, raising hogs, and on-farm trials, May 16, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Youth involvement on the farm, raising hogs, and on-farm trials, May 16, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Stewart Skinner of Perth County, Ont.; Mark McLean of Port Albert, Ont.; Keith Fournier of Lone Rock, Sask.; and, Patrick Kunz of Beiseker, Alta. Plus,... Read More

May 16 • 54m 47.1s
RealAg Radio: A market bounce, using biostimulants, and venture capital investing in ag, May 15, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A market bounce, using biostimulants, and venture capital investing in ag, May 15, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Brian Voth with IntelliFarm on the markets and how that has affected farmers confidence in marketing the 2024 crop; Sarah Healy with Stratus Research on farmers use of Biostimulants in Canada and the U.S.; Justine Hendricks... Read More

May 15 • 53m 45.5s
RealAg Radio: Swapping corn hybrids, spring pasture turn-out, and Kids FarmSafe week, May 14, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Swapping corn hybrids, spring pasture turn-out, and Kids FarmSafe week, May 14, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Paul Hermans with Pioneer Seed Canada on when to why switching corn hybrids in late May can pay dividends; Robin Anderson with Canadian Agricultural Safety Association on the very first Kids FarmSafe Week; Stacey Domolewski with... Read More

May 14 • 54m 55.6s
RealAg Radio: Conservation easements, spring rainfall, and switching corn hybrids, May 13, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Conservation easements, spring rainfall, and switching corn hybrids, May 13, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson to discuss the moisture situation, switching corn hybrids in Ontario, gene-editing, and much more! We will also hear a discussion with Ralph Thrall III on why the McIntyre Ranch signed... Read More

May 13 • 53m 42.8s
RealAg Radio: Importance of gene-editing, capital gains tax changes, and CFSI survey results, May 10, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Importance of gene-editing, capital gains tax changes, and CFSI survey results, May 10, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Shaun Haney is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for the Beef Market Update. Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, on the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics, including: The importance... Read More

May 10 • 53m 38.7s
RealAg Radio: The arrival of spring babies, soil temperature, giving a darn, and the risk level of farming, May 9, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: The arrival of spring babies, soil temperature, giving a darn, and the risk level of farming, May 9, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Lyndsey Smith checks in with: Alicia King of Antigonish, NS; Jeff Harrison of Quinte West, ON; Simon Ellis of Wawanesa, MB; Devon Walker of Lashburn, SK.; and, Plus, we will... Read More

May 9 • 55m 13.9s
RealAg Radio: Gene-editing, seed regulatory modernization, and GREET model implications on canola, May 8, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Gene-editing, seed regulatory modernization, and GREET model implications on canola, May 8, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Krista Thomas with Canada Grains Council on gene editing approval; Barry Senft and Lauren Comin with Seeds Canada on the Seed Regulatory Modernization (SRM) process and the potential impact on farmers; Chris Vervaet with Canadian Oilseed... Read More

May 8 • 55m 3.1s
RealAg Radio: India removes pulse tariffs, spring forage, and communicating about modern agriculture, May 7, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: India removes pulse tariffs, spring forage, and communicating about modern agriculture, May 7, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Chuck Penner of Leftfield Commodity Research on the India tariffs and what that will mean for Canada; A clip from The Agronomists with Dr. Bart Lardner of the University of Saskatchewan and Christine O’Reilly of the... Read More

May 7 • 54m 43.6s
RealAg Radio: Cutworms, biological breakthroughs, and nozzle selection, May 6, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Cutworms, biological breakthroughs, and nozzle selection, May 6, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jeremy Boychyn of Alberta Grains on cutworms, the FHB risk map and seeding rates; Peter Johnson of RealAgriculture on a biological breakthrough related to algae; Martin Carr with Winfield United Canada on agronomy issues in... Read More

May 6 • 55m 23.6s
RealAg Radio: Testing for HPAI, the playoffs, and the potential double rail strike, May 3, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Testing for HPAI, the playoffs, and the potential double rail strike, May 3, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Shaun Haney is joined by joined by Dennis Laycraft with the Canadian Cattle Association to discuss the changes of testing for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Haney is then joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, on the RealAg Issues Panel.... Read More

May 3 • 53m 51.6s
RealAg Radio: Farm diversification, soil sampling, and rain delays, May 2, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farm diversification, soil sampling, and rain delays, May 2, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Bruce Hill of Kinburn, Ont.; Eric Dietrich of Lucan Biddulph, Ont.; DC Jensen of Swift Current, Sask.; and, Rob Somerville of Special Areas, Alta. Plus,... Read More

May 2 • 55m 6.6s
RealAg Radio: Biofuel issues, trade to South Korea, and HPAI dairy testing, May 1, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Biofuel issues, trade to South Korea, and HPAI dairy testing, May 1, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Nathan Phinney, president of the Canadian Cattle Association on the trade mission to South Korea; A spotlight interview with Bruce Lowe with AgDirect Hail on holding their rates at 2023 levels; Andrea Kent with RI Canada... Read More

May 1 • 55m 4s
RealAg Radio: Early season pests, the Ag Policy Connection, and equipment sale slumps, Apr 30, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Early season pests, the Ag Policy Connection, and equipment sale slumps, Apr 30, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Tyler McCann with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute on season 2 of the Ag Policy Connection podcast; Leigh Anderson with Farm Credit Canada on a harvest equipment sales report; A clip from The Agronomists on early season... Read More

April 30 • 55m 4s
RealAg Radio: Grasshopper forecast, cold temperatures, and sulphur benefits, Apr 29, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Grasshopper forecast, cold temperatures, and sulphur benefits, Apr 29, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss a number of topics including: Grasshopper forecast for western Canada; Weed control without using herbicide products; Soil microbiology; and, the importance of planter calibration. We will... Read More

April 29 • 53m 47.7s
RealAg Radio: Equipment purchases, strategies to avoid downtime, and boosting Canada’s productivity, Apr 26, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Equipment purchases, strategies to avoid downtime, and boosting Canada’s productivity, Apr 26, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! To start, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for a Beef Market Update. Lyndsey is then joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture and Saskatchewan farmer, Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics,... Read More

April 26 • 54m 47s
RealAg Radio: Cost of production pressure, early moisture conditions, and fire safety, Apr 25, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Cost of production pressure, early moisture conditions, and fire safety, Apr 25, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Lyndsey Smith checks in with: Steve Twynstra of Alisa Craig, Ont.; Gerrit Herrema of Uxbridge, Ont.; Fred Grieg of Reston, Man.; and, Jesse Meyer of Woking, Alta. Plus, we will... Read More

April 25 • 55m 21.8s
RealAg Radio: Biofuel’s impact, machine entanglements, and a U.S. Farm Bill update, Apr 24, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Biofuel’s impact, machine entanglements, and a U.S. Farm Bill update, Apr 24, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jim Wiesemeyer with Pro Farmer to discuss the U.S. Farm Bill; Hear data from the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index on if biofuels a positive or negative for farmers; A clip from the Farm Safety Roundup on... Read More

April 24 • 54m 11.7s
RealAg Radio: An outlook on TFW changes, a dive into grain markets, and listener feedback, Apr 23, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: An outlook on TFW changes, a dive into grain markets, and listener feedback, Apr 23, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jon Driedger, LeftField Commodity Research to discuss the markets; Ken Forth with FARMS on the Temporary Foreign Worker changes; Listener feedback; and, Don’t miss the top ag news stories Thoughts on something we talked about on the show?... Read More

April 23 • 53m 57.5s
RealAg Radio: Frost injury, Growth Stage 32, and nitrogen application, Apr 22, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Frost injury, Growth Stage 32, and nitrogen application, Apr 22, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss a number of topics including: Questions on cold temperatures and winter crops; Nitrogen applications at Growth Stage 32; and, Tips for using inhibitors. We will also... Read More

April 22 • 54m 54s
RealAg Radio: A dive into the budget, looming capital gains changes, and excluding ethanol, Apr 19, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A dive into the budget, looming capital gains changes, and excluding ethanol, Apr 19, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAgRadio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Ryan Kehrig with MNP to discuss the capital gains changes in the federal budget and possible impacts for farm succession plans.. Haney is also joined by Tyler McCann with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), and RealAg’s Kelvin Heppner and... Read More

April 19 • 54m 10.9s
RealAg Radio: Concern over HPAI, farm tour dream destinations, and edible bean demand, Apr 18, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Concern over HPAI, farm tour dream destinations, and edible bean demand, Apr 18, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Ethan Wallace of Seaforth, Ont.; Dan Petker of Norfolk, Ont.; Murray Froebe of Homewood, Man.; and, Kevin Bisschop of Chilliwack, B.C. Plus, we will hear... Read More

April 18 • 55m 32.2s
RealAg Radio: A 2024 budget summary, tension in the Middle East, and interest rates, Apr 17, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A 2024 budget summary, tension in the Middle East, and interest rates, Apr 17, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jacob Shapiro with Cognitive Investments to discuss the geopolitical tension in the middle East; Spotlight interview with Landon Fahlman with Farm Credit Canada on their AgExpert software; Kelvin Heppner with RealAgriculture to break down the 2024... Read More

April 17 • 54m 14s
RealAg Radio: Land development, on-farm field trials, and HPAI surveillance, Apr 16, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Land development, on-farm field trials, and HPAI surveillance, Apr 16, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio, with host Lyndsey Smith! On this episode we will hear: Stewart Skinner, Ontario farmer, on housing and land development on Ontario farmland; Dr. Martin Appelt with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on HPAI in cattle including surveillance, testing, and more; A clip from... Read More

April 16 • 54m 56.3s
RealAg Radio: Nitrogen loss, seed treatments, and planting corn, Apr 15, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Nitrogen loss, seed treatments, and planting corn, Apr 15, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss a number of topics including nitrogen loss, planting corn, and more! We will also hear from Shad Milligan with Syngenta Canada on why you should consider... Read More

April 15 • 53m 53.1s
RealAg Radio: Solar grazing, Canadian interest rates, and Bill C-282 in the Senate, Apr 12, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Solar grazing, Canadian interest rates, and Bill C-282 in the Senate, Apr 12, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith both of RealAgriculture for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: The road to 2050; The growth of solar grazing in the U.S.; Bill C-282 coming up in the... Read More

April 12 • 54m 58.1s
RealAg Radio: Biosecurity measures, anticipating spring, and being an optimist, Apr 11, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Biosecurity measures, anticipating spring, and being an optimist, Apr 11, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Kevin Buchner of Brownsville, Ont.; Landon Friesen of Crystal City, Man.; Jim Hale of Lancer, Sask.; John Guelly of Westlock, Alta. Plus, we will hear... Read More

April 12 • 55m 40.3s
RealAg Radio: Sustainability recommendations, PMRA transformation, and inflation rate target, Apr 10, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Sustainability recommendations, PMRA transformation, and inflation rate target, Apr 10, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Kyle Larkin with the Grain Growers of Canada on their sustainability recommendations “Road to 2050”; Mac Ross with the Canada Grains Council on an update on PMRA transformation; Haney then discusses some listener feedback; and, Don’t... Read More

April 11 • 54m 17.5s
RealAg Radio: SCN management, planting green, and a BIAV update, Apr 9, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: SCN management, planting green, and a BIAV update, Apr 9, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio with host Lyndsey Smith! On this episode we will hear: Discussion about planting corn into green cover crops; Spotlight interview with Colin Tchir for ADAMA Canada; A clip from The Agronomists with Mario Tenuta and Albert Tenuta on soybean cyst nematode management; and,... Read More

April 9 • 54m 47.3s
RealAg Radio: Resistant weeds, sprayer compaction, and nitrogen application timing, Apr 8, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Resistant weeds, sprayer compaction, and nitrogen application timing, Apr 8, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss a number of topics including: Impact of compaction from the sprayer; Resistant water hemp and kochia; Timing for nitrogen application. And don’t miss the top ag... Read More

April 8 • 53m 57.5s
RealAg Radio: Rising unemployment numbers, importance of trade, and the upcoming federal budget, Apr 5, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Rising unemployment numbers, importance of trade, and the upcoming federal budget, Apr 5, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture and Meagan Murdoch of Hill & Knowlton for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: New rising unemployment numbers; The Trudeau Liberals’ strategy ahead of the upcoming federal budget; and,... Read More

April 5 • 54m 8.5s
RealAg Radio: Strawberry harvest, temporary foreign workers, and the calm before the storm, Apr 4, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Strawberry harvest, temporary foreign workers, and the calm before the storm, Apr 4, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Katie Keddy of Woodville, N.S.; Shawn Schill of Arthur, Ont.; Warren McCutcheon of Carman, Man.; and Lesley Kelly of Watrous, Sask. Plus, we will hear... Read More

April 4 • 55m 46.3s
RealAg Radio: Plant protein barriers, outlook on trade, and grain export decrease, Apr 3, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Plant protein barriers, outlook on trade, and grain export decrease, Apr 3, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Bill Greuel with Protein Industries Canada on the opportunities for plant protein and some of the barriers including the capital gap; Hear a spotlight interview with Marcel Kringe for Bushel Plus; Haney then discusses some RealAgristudies... Read More

April 3 • 55m 16.4s
RealAg Radio: FHB forecast maps, drift awareness, and saving N, Apr 2, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: FHB forecast maps, drift awareness, and saving N, Apr 2, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Marty Vermey with Grain Farmers of Ontario on the drift awareness campaign; Paul Bullock with University of Manitoba on FHB forecasting and more weather stations; A clip from The Agronomists on saving N with... Read More

April 2 • 55m 4.4s
RealAg Radio: Adverse weather, ultra early seeding, and the importance of sulphur, Apr 1, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Adverse weather, ultra early seeding, and the importance of sulphur, Apr 1, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss the Ontario yield numbers, adverse weather conditions impacting the wheat crop, the importance of sulphur, B.C. cherry crop, and much more! Don’t miss the top ag... Read More

April 1 • 55m 14.6s
RealAg Radio: Beef Market Update, avian influenza in dairy cows, and potential rail strikes, Mar 29, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Beef Market Update, avian influenza in dairy cows, and potential rail strikes, Mar 29, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, both of RealAgriculture, and Stuart Person of MNP for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: The Port of Baltimore and its importance to agriculture; HPAI being found in... Read More

March 29 • 53m 49.9s
RealAg Radio: Cherry crop loss, managing costs, early spring considerations, Mar 28, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Cherry crop loss, managing costs, early spring considerations, Mar 28, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont.; Mark Brock of Staffa, Ont.; Mike Shewchuk of Blaine Lake, Sask.; and, Sukpahl Bal of Kelowna, B.C. Plus, we will... Read More

March 28 • 55m 44.8s
RealAg Radio: TFW restrictions, the Port of Baltimore, and affordability concerns, Mar 27, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: TFW restrictions, the Port of Baltimore, and affordability concerns, Mar 27, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, hear from: Mike Steenhoek with Soy Transportation Coalition on the Port of Baltimore’s impact to agriculture; Drew Spoelstra with Ontario Federation of Agriculture on Temporary Foreign Worker restrictions; A clip from the latest Farm Safety Roundup episode on safety week with Ryan... Read More

March 27 • 55m 5.2s
RealAg Radio: Farmer protests and trade deals, crop research changes, and avian flu in dairy cattle, Mar 26, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farmer protests and trade deals, crop research changes, and avian flu in dairy cattle, Mar 26, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Michael Harvey with Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance on the EU/UK trade with Canada; A spotlight interview with Doug Miller of the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association; John Conrad with Alberta Agriculture on the Western Crop... Read More

March 26 • 55m 1.2s
RealAg Radio: Seeding rates, seed-borne diseases, and trying new things, Mar 25, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Seeding rates, seed-borne diseases, and trying new things, Mar 25, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss using a land roller to snow, soil testing, and more! Also hear from Ruoxi Xia with Alberta Grains on seeding rates and tackling seed borne diseases... Read More

March 25 • 55m 22.5s
RealAg Radio: Interest rate cuts, inflation numbers, and TFW allowances, Mar 22, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Interest rate cuts, inflation numbers, and TFW allowances, Mar 22, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, both of RealAgriculture, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: The timing of interest rate cuts; Impending pull back on Temporary Foreign Worker allowances; Inflation numbers; and, Kelvin’s... Read More

March 22 • 54m 27.6s
RealAg Radio: Winter cereal concerns, early seed passes, and sure signs of spring, Mar 21, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Winter cereal concerns, early seed passes, and sure signs of spring, Mar 21, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Lyndsey Smith checks in with: Josh Boersen of Gadshill, Ont.; Nic Dubuc of Montreal, Que.; Aaron Hargreaves of Brandon, Man.; and, Jason Lenz of Bentley, Alta. Plus, we will hear... Read More

March 21 • 56m 3.3s
RealAg Radio: Bean and corn prices, insurance options for drought, and technology integration, Mar 20, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Bean and corn prices, insurance options for drought, and technology integration, Mar 20, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Phil Shaw on the corn and bean markets; Spotlight interview with Michaela Lobay for ADAMA Canada; Jesse Cole with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation on what production insurance options for drought-stricken farmers; GoCrops.ca new website launch; and,... Read More

March 20 • 55m 9.3s
RealAg Radio: Bill C-294, steering through protectionism, and Canadian inflation surprises, Mar 19, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Bill C-294, steering through protectionism, and Canadian inflation surprises, Mar 19, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Carlo Dade with the Canada West Foundation and Anthony Rosborough of Dalhousie University on Bill C-294; Jordan Underhill with the Canadian Dairy XPO and being back for another year; Steve Verheul on Canada steering though the muck... Read More

March 19 • 55m 11.7s
RealAg Radio: Early planting for beans, cuts at 4-H Canada, and drainage 101, Mar 18, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Early planting for beans, cuts at 4-H Canada, and drainage 101, Mar 18, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss the Great Lakes YEN program, the basics of drainage, agvocating for agriculture, and more! Also hear from Laura Schmidt with Manitoba Pulse Growers Association on planting... Read More

March 18 • 55m 30.1s
RealAg Radio: The need for a marketing plan, risk management, and current market trends, Mar 15, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: The need for a marketing plan, risk management, and current market trends, Mar 15, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio recorded LIVE! at the Cargill Marketsense event. Host Shaun Haney is joined by Ed Broschinski to discuss the current state of the markets. Then hear a panel discussion with Cargill Marketsense employees Ed Broschinski, Michelle Gemmell, and Denise Gabriel on a number of topics,... Read More

March 15 • 54m 45.1s
RealAg Radio: Sitting on the sidelines, maple syrup production, and bull sale season, Mar 14, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Sitting on the sidelines, maple syrup production, and bull sale season, Mar 14, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Chuck Amyot of New Liskeard, Ont.; Charlene Wattam of Renfrew, Ont.; Eric McLean of Oak River, Man.; and, Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask. Plus, we... Read More

March 14 • 54m 31.7s
RealAg Radio: “Product of USA” label, machinery markets, and still-climbing farmland values, Mar 13, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: “Product of USA” label, machinery markets, and still-climbing farmland values, Mar 13, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Dennis Laycraft with Canadian Cattle Association on the USDA final rule for the “Product of USA label” Curt Blades with Association of Equipment Manufacturers, on the machinery market in 2024; JP Gervais with Farm Credit Canada... Read More

March 13 • 54m 45.2s
RealAg Radio: GRASS principles, a book launch, and acreage predictions, Mar 12, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: GRASS principles, a book launch, and acreage predictions, Mar 12, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to Tuesday with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio. On today’s show we will hear from: Steve Kenyon in a recent Farming Forward episode on the GRASS principles; Scott Gillespie with Plants Dig Soil on his new book “Practical Regeneration”; A spotlight interview with Dave Gallant with Canadian Canola Growers Association on the... Read More

March 12 • 54m 9.3s
RealAg Radio: Seed treatments, stripper headers, and seeding rates, Mar 11, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Seed treatments, stripper headers, and seeding rates, Mar 11, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss stripper headers, optimal corn plant population, and more. There’s also a spotlight interview with Dr. Meagan Vankosky of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on the Field Heroes... Read More

March 11 • 55m 32.8s
RealAg Radio: Chorney’s retirement, Bayer stays the course, and a jobs number update, Mar 8, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Chorney’s retirement, Bayer stays the course, and a jobs number update, Mar 8, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including: Canada and U.S jobs numbers; What a Conservative government might mean for ag policy; Doug Chorney’s retirement and... Read More

March 8 • 55m 32.8s
RealAg Radio: Adapting new technology, increased risks, and difficulties acquiring land, Mar 7, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Adapting new technology, increased risks, and difficulties acquiring land, Mar 7, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition on RealAg Radio, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada! On this week’s Farmer Rapid Fire, host Shaun Haney checks in with: Peggy Brekveld of Thunder Bay, Ont.; Brett Israel of Mapletown, Ont.; Scott Perkin of Elgin, Man.; and, Andrea Stroeve-Sawa of Taber, Alta. Plus, we will... Read More

March 7 • 55m 52.7s
RealAg Radio: Wheat and canola markets, farm financial performance, and protecting nitrogen, Mar 6, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Wheat and canola markets, farm financial performance, and protecting nitrogen, Mar 6, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Koch Agronomic Services. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Tyler Schau with AgMarket.net on the wheat and canola markets; Bryce Geisel with Koch Ag for a spotlight interview on protecting nitrogen; Hear some Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index data... Read More

March 6 • 55m 11.6s
RealAg Radio: Clubroot management, sustainability standards, and soil health, Mar 5, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Clubroot management, sustainability standards, and soil health, Mar 5, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to Tuesday with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio. On today’s show we will hear from: A clip from recent canola school on clubroot management with Manitoba Agriculture, David Kaminski; A spotlight interview with Ambrely Ralph, ADAMA Canada, on their new product launches; Charles-Antoine St. Jean, chair of the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board... Read More

March 5 • 55m 1.1s
RealAg Radio: Soil pH, liquid fertilizer usage, and aphanomyces research, March 4, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Soil pH, liquid fertilizer usage, and aphanomyces research, March 4, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to discuss changes in soil pH at depth, usage of liquid fertilizer, and more! We will also hear a clip from a recent Pulse School episode with Daryl... Read More

March 4 • 55m 0.2s
RealAg Radio: Brian Mulroney’s legacy, tricky trade, and Trudeau’s sagging popularity, March 1, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Brian Mulroney’s legacy, tricky trade, and Trudeau’s sagging popularity, March 1, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange for the Beef Market Update. Smith is then joined by Shaun Haney, Kelvin Heppner, and Ontario farmer Andrew Campbell for the RealAg Issues Panel. They discuss a number of topics including:... Read More

March 1 • 54m 21.2s
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