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Category: Ruminating with RealAg

RealAg Radio, Oct 28: Farm Emojis, Syngenta’s Future and Cutting Edge Canola Agronomy

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 28, 2016

Apparently it’s Friday already! We’re one week into the launch of RealAg Radio — thanks for joining us! Shaun and Kelvin discuss harvest...Read more »

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Ruminating with RealAg, Ep. 10 — Sub-Cutaneous, Modified-Live and Over-Whelming: Developing a Vaccination Protocol

By: Debra Murphy

July 9, 2015

There’s no doubt that having a vaccination protocol on hand could save booster misses, bring all farm employees to the same page and improve...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep. 9: The Looming WLPIP Calf Coverage Deadline

By: Debra Murphy

May 19, 2015

The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program’s (WLPIP) calf coverage deadline is May 28, 2015. WLPIP is a risk management program, allowing...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Managing and Preventing Scours in Calves

By: Debra Murphy

April 30, 2015

When you have livestock, you have scouring stock. Or, at least that’s how it seems some years, when any spare time you thought you might have is...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep. 7: Genetically Modifying Cattle

By: Debra Murphy

October 28, 2014

This Ruminating with RealAg podcast takes us back to the Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference in Saskatoon, where we hear from Suzanne...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep 6: Shedding Light on Near Infrared Technology

By: Debra Murphy

August 19, 2014

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is widely used in research today. In medicine, NIR assists in non-invasive assessments of the brain, blood glucose...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep 5: Implant Implementation and the Zilmax Controversy

By: Debra Murphy

June 4, 2014

In this episode of Ruminating with RealAg, I speak to Brad Johnson, a professor and chair in meat and muscle biology at Texas Tech University....Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep 4: Residual Feed Intake, Genomics & Sire Selection

By: Debra Murphy

May 21, 2014

The role of genomics in the cattle industry continues to expand, as the price for genetic tests become more affordable for a wider demographic...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep. 3: The Cow/Calf Bond, Orphan Calves & the Dangers of Bottle Fed Bulls

By: Debra Murphy

April 2, 2014

Debra Murphy

As evolution should dictate, there are substantial benefits to social behaviour in animals, provided that behaviour increases their fitness (or...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg, Ep. 2 — Conference Highlights, Hay Shortages & the Beef Straw Man Initiative

By: Debra Murphy

January 9, 2014

It’s calving season. You waited – we’ve delivered! Our second podcast is up and available for download! This podcast features an interview with...Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg – Episode 1: On Lungworm and CETA

By: Debra Murphy

November 20, 2013

If you asked me a year ago today what I was up to for the winter, I would have grinned and said, “feeding cows.” A few months in, and I may not...Read more »