Category: Podcasts

RealAg Radio, Oct 16: Prairie soybeans, tax changes, and the role of corn residue in SDS

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 16, 2017

Sudden death syndrome (SDS) in soybeans.

It’s time for another episode of Agronomy Monday. In today’s show: Top Ag News – Liberal government announces cuts to small business tax,...Read more »

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RealAg Radio, Oct 13: Beef imports, food inflation and BASF’s big purchase

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 13, 2017

Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner start off the show with a discussion around the multi-cultural New Orleans, and, of course, sports. Then, on...Read more »

Four scenarios if Trump tries to pull out of NAFTA

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

President Trump signing an executive order for “Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America” on April 25th, 2017. USDA photo by Preston Keres.

The tone surrounding the negotiations to update NAFTA has taken a gloomy turn, especially for agriculture, with a growing consensus that there’s a...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 12: Are we prepared for no NAFTA?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 12, 2017

Intro craziest places to record RealAg Radio from, Shaun Haney co-hosts with Kelvin Heppner from a Starbucks in New Orleans. In this episode: Top Ag...Read more »

From the show ring to the tax file

By: Bernard Tobin

October 12, 2017

What does the show ring at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin and Liberal tax proposals have in common? Depending on the day and the country,...Read more »

Energy East pipeline cancellation an opportunity lost for rural Canada

By: Shaun Haney

October 12, 2017

A pipeline worker inspects a pipeline (source: CEPA).

Last week TransCanada Corp announced its withdrawal from the 1.1 million barrel per day Energy East pipeline project in Canada. The cancellation of...Read more »

Wheat Pete’s Word, Oct 11: Push-tests, cover crops and unbelievable yield reports

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 11, 2017

In this episode of The Word, host Peter Johnson takes us through “unbelievable yield reports”, push back on his IP vs RR soybeans conversation,...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 11: Satellite imagery, market frustration and preparing equipment for storage

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

Co-hosts Kelvin Heppner and Shaun Haney start off the show with one of the strangest dairy commercials ever created. Then: Top Ag News – Farmer’s...Read more »

West Coast port capacity is surging, but can it be put to use?

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 11, 2017

(credit: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority)

From Prince Rupert down to Vancouver’s Fraser River ports, grain companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in infrastructure for...Read more »

Farmers Edge announces deal with Planet to deliver same-day satellite imagery

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

A model of one of Planet’s Dove satellites on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

Farmers Edge has announced an exclusive arrangement with San Francisco-based aerospace and data company Planet to offer high-resolution, daily...Read more »

RealAg Radio, Oct 10: Corn ears, winter wheat and supply management

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 10, 2017

Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are back for a post-Canadian-Thanksgiving show. After the typical sports- and food-related contemplations,...Read more »

Seeing safety as the ‘sustainability imperative’

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 10, 2017

Gord Winkel, facilitator for Alberta’s AgCoalition on farm safety.

Gord Winkel’s occupational history revolves largely around Alberta’s oil sands, having managed operations for Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil and...Read more »

Soybean School: Reducing residue could fend off sudden death

By: Bernard Tobin

October 10, 2017

When it comes to integrated disease management, experts have always considered corn a non-host for diseases like sudden death syndrome (SDS) in...Read more »

U.S. expected to come out swinging in round four of NAFTA talks

By: Shaun Haney

October 7, 2017

The first three rounds of the three city touring NAFTA talks have seen many handshakes, a few trials balloons and agreement on predictable texts....Read more »

U.S. dairy industry seeking export demand relief

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 7, 2017

(Photo by Peggy Greb/USDA)

While margins have been “okay” for most of 2017 thanks to lower feed costs, large milk supplies continue to weigh on U.S. dairy prices and the...Read more »