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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: Labour shortage, spring weather forecast, and additional crush capacity, Feb 20, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Nufarm Oxbow! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc. with a spring weather forecast; Jennifer Wright with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council on the latest labour report through to 2030; Chris Vervaet... Read More

February 20 • 55m 20s

Episodes

RealAg Radio: Labour shortage, spring weather forecast, and additional crush capacity, Feb 20, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Labour shortage, spring weather forecast, and additional crush capacity, Feb 20, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Nufarm Oxbow! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc. with a spring weather forecast; Jennifer Wright with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council on the latest labour report through to 2030; Chris Vervaet... Read More

February 20 • 55m 20s
RealAg Radio: Clean fuel regulations, trade flow differences, and grain transportation, Feb 16, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Clean fuel regulations, trade flow differences, and grain transportation, Feb 16, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio recorded live at Cargill Marketsense. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Ed Broschinski of Cargill Marketsense on Canada’s clean fuel regulations; Marcus Weidler and Ben Girard of Cargill Marketsense on canola production, trade flow differences and grain transportation; and, Hear an Alberta farmer panels... Read More

February 16 • 55m 8s
RealAg Radio: 2024 profit outlook, cattle herd expansion, and DON testing results, Feb 15, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: 2024 profit outlook, cattle herd expansion, and DON testing results, Feb 15, 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: Drew Spoelstra of Binbrook, Ont.; Mark Huston of Chattam-Kent, Ont.; Tyler Bartmanovich of McDonald, Man.; and, Jocelyn Velestuk of Broadview, Sask. Plus, we will hear... Read More

February 15 • 55m 33s
RealAg Radio: Pushing wheat yield, battling diseases in corn, and trade relations, Feb 14, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Pushing wheat yield, battling diseases in corn, and trade relations, Feb 14, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Syngenta. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Reg Gurney and Brian Woolley of Syngenta on pushing wheat yield with intensity; Marijke Vanderlaan and Phil Krieg of Syngenta on fungicides’ role in battling corn diseases; Kim McConnell on the Canadian and... Read More

February 14 • 55m 27s
RealAg Radio: Canada’s opportunity, nourishing the future, and global food security, Feb 13, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Canada’s opportunity, nourishing the future, and global food security, Feb 13, 2024

Happy Canada’s Ag Day! Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Justine Hendricks, CEO of Farm Credit Canada on the Future of Food event in Ottawa and their role in the future; Murad Al Katib, President and CEO of AGT Foods on nourishing the... Read More

February 13 • 55m 18s
RealAg Radio: How yield is made, learning blocks, and winter crop success, Feb 12, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: How yield is made, learning blocks, and winter crop success, Feb 12, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Nufarm. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss yield components, learning blocks, winter crops with cold weather, and more! We will also hear a spotlight interview with Tyler Gullen for Nufarm... Read More

February 12 • 55m 24s
RealAg Radio: A drop in farmer sentiment, pea processing, and the dicamba court ruling, Feb 9, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A drop in farmer sentiment, pea processing, and the dicamba court ruling, Feb 9, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture, and Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen. They discuss a number of topics, including: The dicamba ruling in the U.S.; A noticeable decline in Canadian farmers’ optimism coming into the... Read More

February 9 • 54m 3s
RealAg Radio: Super Bowl predictions, corn harvest, and farm diversification, Feb 8, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Super Bowl predictions, corn harvest, and farm diversification, Feb 8, 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: Jay Lewis of Holstein, Ont.; Billy Beaudry of St.Thomas, Que.; Gunter Jochum of St. Francis Xavier, Man.; and, Kent Erickson of Irma, Alta. Plus, we... Read More

February 8 • 55m 28s
RealAg Radio: Machinery Pete, beef supplies, and the Farmer Sentiment Index results, Feb 7, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Machinery Pete, beef supplies, and the Farmer Sentiment Index results, Feb 7, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Greg Peterson, otherwise known as Machinery Pete, on used equipment prices and the trends he is seeing; Justin Funk with RealAgristudies on the data from the January Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index survey; Lance Zimmerman with Rabobank... Read More

February 7 • 55m 19s
RealAg Radio: Bench-top grain grading, unlocking the power of rotation, and drought mitigation, Feb 6, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Bench-top grain grading, unlocking the power of rotation, and drought mitigation, Feb 6, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Koch Agronomic Services! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Tom Barrie, in a spotlight interview for Koch Agronomic Services on protecting nitrogen fertilizer losses; Stuart Chutter with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation on their insurance program to help with... Read More

February 6 • 55m 22s
RealAg Radio: Spring forecast, soybeans and no-till, and spray drone barriers, Feb 5, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Spring forecast, soybeans and no-till, and spray drone barriers, Feb 5, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Matt Makens with Makens Weather on the weather forecast for spring; Jason Deveau of Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, on why spray drones won’t fly any time soon on Canadian farms; and, A clip from a... Read More

February 5 • 55m 28s
RealAg Radio: Heifer retention, sustainability, and feed innovation, Feb 2, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Heifer retention, sustainability, and feed innovation, Feb 2, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Alltech. On this episode host Shaun Haney is joined by members of the Alltech team to discuss a range of topics: Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO on the company’s 2023 acquisitions; Dr. Emily Stackhouse, research manager, and Dr. Vaughn Holder,... Read More

February 2 • 53m 47s
RealAg Radio: Surviving winter, raising turkeys, shop time, and working vacations, Feb 1, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Surviving winter, raising turkeys, shop time, and working vacations, Feb 1, 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: Jenn Doelman of Renfrew, Ont.; Mark Burnham of Coburg, Ont.; Brendan Uruski of Zbaraz Man.; and, Kristjan Hebert of Fairlight, Sask. Plus, we will hear... Read More

February 1 • 55m 45s
RealAg Radio: CattleCon, Beef Market Update, and trilateral trade, Jan 31, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: CattleCon, Beef Market Update, and trilateral trade, Jan 31, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange with a Beef Market Update; Nathan Phinney, president of the Canadian Cattle Association, on what happened at Tuesday’s trilateral meeting between Canada, Mexico and U.S. officials at CattleCon24; Don Close with Terrain... Read More

February 1 • 54m 10s
RealAg Radio: Soybean quality program cut, tracking the wild pig population, and cover crop fixes, Jan 30, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Soybean quality program cut, tracking the wild pig population, and cover crop fixes, Jan 30, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Aaron Sumrall with the Pig Brig on getting a handle of the wild pig population; Brian Innes with Soy Canada on soybean quality program cut; Hear a clip from The Agronomists with Yvonne Lawley and RealAgriculture’s Peter... Read More

January 30 • 55m 42s
RealAg Radio: Nitrates and drainage, cover crop data, and a carbon tax carve out, Jan 29, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Nitrates and drainage, cover crop data, and a carbon tax carve out, Jan 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 Johnson, on a number of topics including: the impact drainage can have on nitrates getting in to the water, strategies to reduce that, cover crop data, and more! Don’t miss... Read More

January 29 • 55m 9s
RealAg Radio: UK trade negotiations, the Team Canada approach, and picks for the NFL, Jan 26, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: UK trade negotiations, the Team Canada approach, and picks for the NFL, Jan 26, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith, both of RealAgriculture. They discuss a number of topics, including: Team Canada approach; Increasing protectionism; A stalled trade deal with the UK; and Locking in picks for the NFL playoffs. Thoughts... Read More

January 26 • 55m 15s
RealAg Radio: Variable rate plant pops, feed costs, auctions, and Dutchie donuts, Jan 25, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Variable rate plant pops, feed costs, auctions, and Dutchie donuts, Jan 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: Warren Schneckenburger of Morrisburg, Ont.; Luke Barron of Schomberg, Ont.; Dwayne Leslie of Portage, Man; and, John Kowalchuk of Trochu, Alta. Plus, we will hear... Read More

January 25 • 55m 56s
RealAg Radio: Farming challenges, driving change, and 40 years of KAP, Jan 24, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farming challenges, driving change, and 40 years of KAP, Jan 24, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by the Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP). Host Shaun Haney is at the KAP annual general meeting and is joined by KAP general manager Brenna Mahoney to discuss the organization and its 40 year history. We then hear a producer panel with Harley... Read More

January 24 • 55m 15s
RealAg Radio: Ag policy update, pulse innovations, and a pulse market outlook, Jan 23, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Ag policy update, pulse innovations, and a pulse market outlook, Jan 23, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by the Northern Pulse Growers Association! Host Shaun Haney is recording from the Northern Pulse Growers Association annual general meeting and is joined by: Erin Becker with the Northern Pulse Growers Association to discuss their organization; Dr. Joe Outlaw of Texas A&M... Read More

January 23 • 53m 56s
RealAg Radio: Crop rotations, herbicide formulations, and improving soil health, Jan 22, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Crop rotations, herbicide formulations, and improving soil health, Jan 22, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Doug Bauman with Vive Crop Protection on herbicide formulations; Dr. Dave Hooker with University of Guelph-Ridgetown on crop rotations; Leon Pratchler with HumaTerra on the roll of biologicals can play when improving soil health; Plus,... Read More

January 22 • 55m 15s
RealAg Radio: Sustainability and lending, sticky inflation, carbon cheques, and cattle, Jan 19, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Sustainability and lending, sticky inflation, carbon cheques, and cattle, Jan 19, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, and Saskatchewan farmer Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel. They discuss a number of topics, including: Sustainability practices and lending; Carbon tax cheques; Sticky inflation, and; Toilets (yes, toilets). We will also hear from Anne Wasko... Read More

January 19 • 55m 52s
RealAg Radio: Rocky weather, potatoes in rotation, and moisture concerns, Jan 18, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Rocky weather, potatoes in rotation, and moisture concerns, Jan 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: Ryan Barrett of Kensington, P.E.I.; Emery Huszka of Lambton, Ont.; Rob Stone of Davidson, Sask.; and, Daryl Tuck of Vegreville, Alta. Plus, we will hear... Read More

January 18 • 55m 22s
RealAg Radio: Issues in the Red Sea, Order of Canada, and rate cuts, Jan 17, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Issues in the Red Sea, Order of Canada, and rate cuts, Jan 17, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Lorne Hepworth, former vet, politician, and ag industry leader and future recipient of the Order of Canada; Jacob Shapiro of Cognitive Investments on the issues in the Red Sea and the disruption to shipping; A spotlight interview with Barrie... Read More

January 17 • 55m 18s
RealAg Radio: Mental wellness, coping skills, and maximum canola, Jan 16, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Mental wellness, coping skills, and maximum canola, Jan 16, 2024

It’s time for our “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Deb Vanberkel with the Canadian Centre for Agricultural Wellbeing on healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms; Tyler Smith, Humboldt Bronco crash survivor discusses his mental wellness journey and winning the Amazing Race Canada; A clip from The Agronomists with... Read More

January 16 • 55m 25s
RealAg Radio: A lack of snow pack, wheat midge risks, and winter crops, Jan 15, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A lack of snow pack, wheat midge risks, and winter crops, Jan 15, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Väderstad. On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss how the cold snap can impact winter crops in the ground with a lack of snow, soybean yields, seeding rates, and more. We... Read More

January 15 • 55m 29s
RealAg Radio: Plant breeding investment, Red Sea troubles, and leadership for change, Jan 12, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Plant breeding investment, Red Sea troubles, and leadership for change, Jan 12, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel! Host Shaun Haney is be joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture, and Tyler McCann of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI). They discuss a number of topics, including: Trouble in the Red Sea region; Crop producer groups amalgamation; The... Read More

January 12 • 54m 3s
RealAg Radio: Old man winter, livestock predators, and new facilities, Jan 11, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Old man winter, livestock predators, and new facilities, Jan 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: Ken Schaus of Bruce County, Ont.; Chris Moore of Kinburn, Ont.; Jeff Elder of Wawanesa, Man.; Kresten Jorgenson of Special Areas, Alta. Plus, we will... Read More

January 11 • 55m 41s
RealAg Radio: Wheat and canola markets, shifting acres, and plant breeding agreements, Jan 10, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Wheat and canola markets, shifting acres, and plant breeding agreements, Jan 10, 2024

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by Jon Driedger of Leftfield Commodity Research to discuss the wheat and canola markets, and how continued dryness could potentially shift acres. Plus, hear from Carl Potts with the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers to discuss the future of... Read More

January 10 • 55m 16s
RealAg Radio: The farm transition juggernaut, Jan 9, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: The farm transition juggernaut, Jan 9, 2024

It’s time for our “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio. Today is farm transition appreciation day, so host Lyndsey Smith will chat all things farm transition with Trevor MacLean of MNP. She will also be joined by Shaun Haney with Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index insights on farm retirement, management transitions, and where Canadian farm... Read More

January 9 • 55m 23s
RealAg Radio: A western cold snap, farmers protest in Germany, and soybean replant decisions, Jan 8, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: A western cold snap, farmers protest in Germany, and soybean replant decisions, Jan 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 Johnson to discuss: Highlights from the Ontario Agricultural Conference; Soybean replant decisions; A cold snap in the west; and, The availability of moisture. Don’t miss the top ag news stories of... Read More

January 8 • 55m 15s
RealAg Radio: Vacation push back, food trends, and the price of protein, Jan 5, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Vacation push back, food trends, and the price of protein, Jan 5, 2024

Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel, host Shaun Haney is be joined by Kelvin Heppner, Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture, and Meagan Murdoch of Hill & Knowlton. They discuss a number of topics, including: Jobs numbers; The Trudeau family vacation; The top food trend in ’24; and, Protein demand.... Read More

January 5 • 54m 19s
RealAg Radio: The learning season, shuffling priorities, and equipment maintenance, Jan 4, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: The learning season, shuffling priorities, and equipment maintenance, Jan 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 Lyndsey Smith checks in with: Mark Huston of Chatham-Kent, Ont.; Philip Shaw of Dresden, Ont.; Tamara Carter of Lacadena, Sask; and, Sarah Weigum of Three Hills, Alta.; Plus, we will... Read More

January 4 • 55m 7s
RealAg Radio: Grain marketing decisions, grocery competition, and protein demand, Jan 3, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Grain marketing decisions, grocery competition, and protein demand, Jan 3, 2024

It’s Wednesday but it’s time for our “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio. Today, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Brian Voth of IntelliFarm to discuss the cost of production, as well as the canola and wheat markets looking ahead to the ’24 growing season; Kevin Grier on the price of food and competition;... Read More

January 3 • 54m 45s
RealAg Radio: Setting goals, organic matter, and wheat after peas, Jan 2, 2024 cover art

RealAg Radio: Setting goals, organic matter, and wheat after peas, Jan 2, 2024

Hello January! Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss: The Ontario Ag conference; The power of goal setting; Organic matter; and, The joy of wheat after peas. Thoughts on something we talked about on the... Read More

January 2 • 55m 9s
RealAg Radio: Population growth, ag manufacturer deals, and global logistic problems, Dec 22, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Population growth, ag manufacturer deals, and global logistic problems, Dec 22, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this last regular RealAg Radio of 2023. For this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel, host Shaun Haney is be joined by Kelvin Heppner, Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture, and Andrew Campbell of Fresh Air Media. They discuss a number of topics including: Looming global logistics problems; Population growth challenges,... Read More

December 22 • 54m 38s
RealAg Radio: Year-end bookkeeping, electric vehicles, and farm succession, Dec 21, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Year-end bookkeeping, electric vehicles, and farm succession, Dec 21, 2023

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: Jeff Harrison of Quinte West, Ont.; Steve Twynstra of Alisa Craig, Ont.; Landon Friesen of Crystal City, Man.; and, Keith Fournier of Lone Rock, Sask.;... Read More

December 21 • 55m 59s
RealAg Radio: Beef Market Update, a weather update, and the trend in interest rates, Dec 20, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Beef Market Update, a weather update, and the trend in interest rates, Dec 20, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Matt Makens of Makens Weather with a forecast update; Hear an early Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange; and, Don’t miss the top ag news stories! Thoughts on something we talked about on... Read More

December 20 • 55m 19s
RealAg Radio: Healthy soil, cover crop economics, and the top agronomic challenges of the year, Dec 19, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Healthy soil, cover crop economics, and the top agronomic challenges of the year, Dec 19, 2023

On this “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Jay Whetter with Canola Digest on pest concerns in canola; A clip from The Agronomists on the top agronomic challenges of ’23; Randy Tkachyk, farmer at Sundown, Manitoba, on the economics of cover crops; and, A Soil School clip with... Read More

December 19 • 55m 17s
RealAg Radio: Hurting for moisture, yield potential, and new tractors, Dec 18, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Hurting for moisture, yield potential, and new tractors, Dec 18, 2023

Hello Monday! Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss: The lack of moisture; Yield potential; and, Reducing inputs. We will also hear a couple interviews from Agritechnica including Deutz-Fahr bringing Lamborghini tractors to North America for... Read More

December 18 • 55m 7s
RealAg Radio: Trade with the U.S., reducing methane emissions, and an interest rate outlook, Dec 15, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Trade with the U.S., reducing methane emissions, and an interest rate outlook, Dec 15, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture and Tyler McCann of Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), to discuss a number of topics, including: The likely fate of Bill C-234; Booze at the gas station;... Read More

December 15 • 54m 1s
RealAg Radio: Spreading manure, switching to robots, and a lack of snow, Dec 14, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Spreading manure, switching to robots, and a lack of snow, Dec 14, 2023

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.; Kevin Buchner of Brownsville, Ont.; Kris Mayerle of Tisdale, Sask.; and, Jeff Nonay of Edmonton, Alta.; Plus, we will hear... Read More

December 14 • 55m 48s
RealAg Radio: Trade with China, commodity market moves, and labels on beef, Dec 13, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Trade with China, commodity market moves, and labels on beef, Dec 13, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Stephen Nicholson with Rabobank to discuss the commodity markets; Jim Wiesemeyer with Pro Farmer on the U.S. and Canada ag policy issues including trade with China; and A discussion on beef labelling policy back up for debate, plus... Read More

December 13 • 55m 17s
RealAg Radio: Regarding methane, weed removal tech, and more about India’s repealed pea tariff, Dec 12, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Regarding methane, weed removal tech, and more about India’s repealed pea tariff, Dec 12, 2023

On this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Tim McAllister with Agriculture and Agri Food Canada on the draft methane and carbon offset protocol for beef cattle; Greg Cherewyk with Pulse Canada on India’s removal of tariff on pea imports; Hear a clip from The Agronomists with Nick... Read More

December 12 • 55m 5s
RealAg Radio: Sulphur management, carbon emissions, and ag technology features, Dec 11, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Sulphur management, carbon emissions, and ag technology features, Dec 11, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss: Sulphur management; No-till; and, Carbon emissions. We will also hear some agtech features from Agritechnica including FarmDroid and Combine Settings. Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun... Read More

December 11 • 55m 16s
RealAg Radio: Yellow pea tariff removal, CosMc cafes, and Bill C-234 tomfoolery Dec 8, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Yellow pea tariff removal, CosMc cafes, and Bill C-234 tomfoolery Dec 8, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture to discuss a number of topics, including: The removal of the yellow pea tariff by India; CosMc’s cafes; and, Dave Carey of the Canadian Canola Growers Association... Read More

December 8 • 54m 12s
RealAg Radio: Lessons from the spreadsheet, risk levels, and building strong communities, Dec 7, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Lessons from the spreadsheet, risk levels, and building strong communities, Dec 7, 2023

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: Mark McLean of Port Albert, Ont; Gerrit Herrema of Uxbridge, Ont; Robert Brunel of Ste. Rose, Man; and, Scott Hepworth of Assiniboia, Sask. Plus, we... Read More

December 7 • 56m
RealAg Radio: Commodity price timing, impact of carbon tax, and fertilizer usage, Dec 6, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Commodity price timing, impact of carbon tax, and fertilizer usage, Dec 6, 2023

This Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio was recorded at the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) annual general meeting! On the show, hear from Ian Boxall, APAS president on a new report from APAS on commodity price timing, to the price of food, and the impact of the carbon tax. As well, hear a producer... Read More

December 6 • 55m 7s
RealAg Radio: Building organic matter, cover crops and potatoes, and tile drainage considerations, Dec 5, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Building organic matter, cover crops and potatoes, and tile drainage considerations, Dec 5, 2023

Happy World Soil Day! On this Tuesdays with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Dr Laura van Eerd with University of Guelph Ridgetown campus on long-term benefits of building soil; A clip with Bernard Tobin from the latest Profitable Practices with Andrew Lawless on incorporating cover cropping into potatoes: A... Read More

December 5 • 55m 9s
RealAg Radio: Data on soil testing, spring wheat seeding, and autonomy benefits, Dec 4, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Data on soil testing, spring wheat seeding, and autonomy benefits, Dec 4, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist Peter Johnson to discuss: New RealAgristudies survey results on soil testing; Seeding of spring wheat in Western Canada; If autonomy can benefit smaller farms, and much more! And don’t miss a spotlight interview with Dr. Woo Soo... Read More

December 4 • 55m 21s
RealAg Radio: Farm profitability, bills in the senate, and Christmas shopping, Dec 1, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Farm profitability, bills in the senate, and Christmas shopping, Dec 1, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture to discuss a number of topics, including: Bills in the senate; Interest rates; Farm profitability; and, November unemployment rate and job numbers. Also hear a spotlight interview... Read More

December 1 • 53m 40s
RealAg Radio: Compaction issues, investments in tile, and soybean quality, Nov 30, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Compaction issues, investments in tile, and soybean quality, Nov 30, 2023

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: Eric Dietrich of Lucan Biddulph, Ont; Ryan McCarron of Antigonish, N.S.; Cherilyn Jolly Nagel of Mossbank, Sask; and, Shaune Harty of Foremost, Alta. Plus, we... Read More

November 30 • 55m 20s
RealAg Radio: Outwintering cattle, rye choices, emergency prep, and Black Sea grain issues, Nov 29, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Outwintering cattle, rye choices, emergency prep, and Black Sea grain issues, Nov 29, 2023

On this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by FP Genetics, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Neil Townsend of GrainFox on grain markets and an update on the Black Sea region grain issues; Katelyn McMurphy with Saskatchewan Agriculture on outwintering cattle; Kristine Tapley, Ducks Unlimited Canada on a new marginal land payment... Read More

November 29 • 54m 30s
RealAg Radio: Bill C-282 concerns, herbicide resistant weeds, and time commitments, Nov 28, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Bill C-282 concerns, herbicide resistant weeds, and time commitments, Nov 28, 2023

On this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Nufarm, host Shaun Haney is joined by: John Tennant, former diplomat and founder of W2N2 Partnership, on trade concerns with Bill C-282; Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s new president, Drew Spoelstra, on his journey from the farm to his new role; A spotlight interview with... Read More

November 28 • 54m 49s
RealAg Radio: Aphanomyces risk, soil types, and rotation yield impacts, Nov 27, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Aphanomyces risk, soil types, and rotation yield impacts, Nov 27, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Meagen Reed with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers on the impact from aphanomyces; Hear a clip from our Soil School on soil types and potassium availability with Plant Nutrition Canada chief scientist Tom Bruulsema; Dr. Dave Hooker with the University of Guelph... Read More

November 27 • 54m 44s
RealAg Radio: Dairy ruling, political friendships, and stalling of Bill C-234, Nov 24, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Dairy ruling, political friendships, and stalling of Bill C-234, Nov 24, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture as well as Stuart Person of MNP to discuss a number of topics, including: Today’s USMCA dairy ruling; The tax vs spending conundrum Canada is in; What... Read More

November 24 • 55m 8s
RealAg Radio: A drawn-out harvest, farm travel, family support, and a grain grower at Agribition, Nov 23, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: A drawn-out harvest, farm travel, family support, and a grain grower at Agribition, Nov 23, 2023

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: Brendan Byrne of Essex, Ont; Dan Petker of Norfolk, Ont; Wilco van Meijl of Rapid, City, Man; and, Gerry Hertz of Edenwold, Sask. Plus, we... Read More

November 23 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio, Nov 22: Raising the bar on farm management and life-long learning cover art

RealAg Radio, Nov 22: Raising the bar on farm management and life-long learning

It’s time for the Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, today recorded live at Farm Management Canada’s Agriculture Excellence Conference! On today’s show, host Shaun Haney shares some key insights from RealAgristudies on learning and development, then hear from Farm Management Canada’s executive director, Heather Watson. Then, Shaun hosts three University of Guelph students — John... Read More

November 22 • 55m 8s
RealAg Radio: A rally at Parliament Hill, decisions with data, and horse exports, Nov 21, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: A rally at Parliament Hill, decisions with data, and horse exports, Nov 21, 2023

On this episode of Tuesdays with Lyndsey, you’ll hear: Host Lyndsey Smith in conversation with John Barlow, MP for Foothills, on Bill C-234, Bill C-355, and the rally at parliament hill; A clip from Jim Wiesemeyer with Pro Farmer and Shaun Haney on all things politics, including trade, carbon taxes, and Argentina’s Trump; Plus, heear... Read More

November 21 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Labour issues, corn harvest quality, and on-farm grain dryers, Nov 20, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Labour issues, corn harvest quality, and on-farm grain dryers, Nov 20, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is back from Germany and is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss: Autonomy to help dealing with labour issues; Yields and quality concern in the corn harvest; and, Enough corn for an on-farm grain dryer. We will also hear a... Read More

November 20 • 55m 8s
RealAg Radio: The politics of carbon exemptions, money for canola, and missing mandate letter, Nov 17, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: The politics of carbon exemptions, money for canola, and missing mandate letter, Nov 17, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture and Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen to discuss a number of topics, including: A Bill C-234 discussion and information about demonstrations planned for next week; Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and his... Read More

November 17 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Feeding cover crops, autonomy, the future of flax, and producer meeting season, Nov 16, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Feeding cover crops, autonomy, the future of flax, and producer meeting season, Nov 16, 2023

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: Michael Groot of Crediton, Ont; Randy Court of Plumas, Man; and Chris Allam of Edmonton, Alta. Plus, we will hear from Shaun Haney and Nic... Read More

November 16 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: India and pulse demand, advanced grazing, and CLAAS Connect, Nov 15, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: India and pulse demand, advanced grazing, and CLAAS Connect, Nov 15, 2023

On this episode of RealAg Radio, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Chuck Penner of LeftField Commodity Research to discuss the pea markets and the impact of Canada’s relationship with India on trade; Thijs Verploegen with CLAAS on their new CLAAS connect; A clip from our new Farming Forward series on advanced grazing with Steve... Read More

November 15 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Real leadership, plant protein goals, and spray technology advancements, Nov 14, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Real leadership, plant protein goals, and spray technology advancements, Nov 14, 2023

On this episode of Tuesdays with Lyndsey, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Bill Greuel with Protein Industries Canada to discuss the Road to 25 Billion, and Roger Gunning for a spotlight interview for U.S. Borax. Plus, we will hear from Shaun Haney and Tom Wolf, with Sprayers 101, on what they saw at Agritechnica... Read More

November 14 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Agritechnica, organic matter mysteries, the value of bins, and flying on cover crops, Nov 13, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Agritechnica, organic matter mysteries, the value of bins, and flying on cover crops, Nov 13, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, guest host for the week Lyndsey Smith is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss: The value of building bins and the risk of dryer fires; Why some corn hybrids are not drying down; and, How organic matter is made. We will also hear... Read More

November 13 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Agriculture in 2080, Senate shenanigans, and a cattle price squeeze, Nov 10, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Agriculture in 2080, Senate shenanigans, and a cattle price squeeze, Nov 10, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, Saskatchewan farmer, and — briefly by Shaun Haney — to discuss a number of topics, including: Bill C-234 and the Senate Shenanigans this week; The importance of the... Read More

November 10 • 56m 49s
RealAg Radio: Optimism in the cattle industry, new investments, and winter projects, Nov 9, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Optimism in the cattle industry, new investments, and winter projects, Nov 9, 2023

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: Mark Torrey of Woodville, Ont.; Stewart Skinner of Perth County, Ont.; Adam Gurr of Rapid City, Man; and Mike Beckie of Davidson, Sask. Shaun will... Read More

November 9 • 55m 23s
RealAg Radio: Brett Kissel’s new album, buying inputs online, and the Senate rejects its own amendment to Bill C-234, Nov 8, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Brett Kissel’s new album, buying inputs online, and the Senate rejects its own amendment to Bill C-234, Nov 8, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Margy Eckelkamp with The Scoop and Top Producer on new research about online input buying behaviours of farmers; Country music star Brett Kissel on his new album released as part of The Compass Project; and, Haney will go... Read More

November 8 • 54m 49s
RealAg Radio: The cost of unfilled jobs, the CFSI October results, and 100 years of Farmall, Nov 7, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: The cost of unfilled jobs, the CFSI October results, and 100 years of Farmall, Nov 7, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Peggy Brekveld with Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council on a new labour report; Lee Klancher, author of the “Farmall Century”; Hear a discussion about the October results of the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index; and, Don’t miss the top... Read More

November 7 • 55m
RealAg Radio: YEN results, deep tillage, and concern over soybean quality, Nov 6, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: YEN results, deep tillage, and concern over soybean quality, Nov 6, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss the upcoming Agritechnica show, deep tillage to break compaction, soybean quality concern, a DON update, and MUCH more! We will also hear from Marty Vermey with Grain Farmers of Ontario on the Great... Read More

November 6 • 54m 54s
RealAg Radio: All eyes on the Senate, carbon tax clawbacks, and if Trudeau stays on, Nov 3, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: All eyes on the Senate, carbon tax clawbacks, and if Trudeau stays on, Nov 3, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture, and Meagan Murdoch of H+K Strategies to discuss a number of topics, including: Eyes on the senate with an upcoming pivotal vote on Bill C-234; Bill C-282... Read More

November 3 • 53m 42s
RealAg Radio: Feed shortages, management decisions, and winter moisture, Nov 2, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Feed shortages, management decisions, and winter moisture, Nov 2, 2023

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: Aaron Bowman of Hampton, Ont.; Daryl Fransoo of Glaslyn, Sask.; and Rob Sommerville of the Special Areas, Alta. Plus, hear from eastern field agronomist Ashley... Read More

November 2 • 55m 29s
RealAg Radio: Canadian trade impacts, diesel pricing, and the need for a water action plan, Nov 1, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Canadian trade impacts, diesel pricing, and the need for a water action plan, Nov 1, 2023

Hello November! Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Patrick DeHaan with GasBuddy to discuss diesel prices; Tyler McCann with Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute on Canada’s need for a national agri-food water action plan; Michael Harvey with Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance on Bill C-282 and... Read More

November 1 • 55m 4s
RealAg Radio: Insight on compaction, verticillium stripe, and good governance, Oct 31, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Insight on compaction, verticillium stripe, and good governance, Oct 31, 2023

Happy Halloween! Thanks for tuning in to this RealAg Radio edition of Tuesdays with Lyndsey! On today’s show, we will hear from: Deb Stark, independent board member at the University of Guelph, on good governance; Jeanette Gaultier, with BASF, on a Canola School regarding verticillium of canola; and, Hear segments from The Agronomists with Marla... Read More

October 31 • 54m 37s
RealAg Radio: DON survey results, planting winter wheat, and the end of the Seaway strike, Oct 30, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: DON survey results, planting winter wheat, and the end of the Seaway strike, Oct 30, 2023

It’s Agronomic Monday on RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson, to discuss planting winter wheat and winter rye, weed control in the cold temperatures to the west, and concern on corn test weights. We will also hear from Alberta Tenuta, plant pathologist with the Ontario... Read More

October 30 • 54m 51s
RealAg Radio: AgriRecovery rollout, Seaway strike consequences, and live cattle futures, Oct 27, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: AgriRecovery rollout, Seaway strike consequences, and live cattle futures, Oct 27, 2023

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of the RealAg Issues Panel on RealAg Radio! Host Shaun Haney is joined by Kelvin Heppner of RealAgriculture, and John Barlow, Shadow Minister of Agriculture for the Conservative Party of Canada, to discuss a number of topics, including: The rollout of AgriRecovery; Seaway strike consequences; Justin Trudeau lifting... Read More

October 27 • 54m 5s
RealAg Radio: Drying grain, 2023 crop review, and machinery trading, Oct 26, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Drying grain, 2023 crop review, and machinery trading, Oct 26, 2023

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: Josh Boersen of Gads Hill, Ont.; Chuck Amyot of New Liskeard, Ont.; Aaron Hargreaves of Brandon, Man; and, Mike Shewchuk of Blaine Lake, Sask. Plus,... Read More

October 26 • 55m 38s
RealAg Radio: A market update, hazardous atmospheres, and seed distribution changes, Oct 25, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: A market update, hazardous atmospheres, and seed distribution changes, Oct 25, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Host Shaun Haney is joined by: Chip Flory, host of Agritalk to break down whats happening in the markets; Hear a clip with Dean Anderson from the Farm Safety Roundup on hazardous atmospheres; and, Keith Bremner & Sara Meidlinger of PRIDE Seeds for a... Read More

October 25 • 55m 6s
RealAg Radio: Spot spraying economics, cash accounting, and the Seaway strike, Oct 24, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: Spot spraying economics, cash accounting, and the Seaway strike, Oct 24, 2023

It’s time for Tuesdays with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio! On this show with host Lyndsey Smith, we will hear from: Todd Lewis, first vice president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture on the St. Lawrence Seaway value and the impact of the strike happening there; An interview Kelvin Heppner had with Dave Carey on the... Read More

October 24 • 55m
RealAg Radio: A corn harvest update, fall nitrogen application, and soil sampling, Oct 23, 2023 cover art

RealAg Radio: A corn harvest update, fall nitrogen application, and soil sampling, Oct 23, 2023

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio. In today’s episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in-house agronomist, Peter Johnson to discuss: an update on the eastern soybean and corn harvest, fall nitrogen application, soil sampling, and much more! Also hear from Chad Garrod for a spotlight interview for... Read More

October 23 • 54m 55s
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