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Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Our view is “Both, and..” We don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm a ...
 
The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.
 
Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
Welcome to the Machinery Pete Podcast hosted by Greg Peterson, known to the industry as Machinery Pete. For over 30 years, Greg has been a trusted source of knowledge in the farming equipment industry. Starting with a gut feeling, Greg set off to bring more and better data to the agriculture space. He’s been a voice you can trust, no matter where you’re listening or reading. In this podcast, Greg will be sharing stories and conversations from around the industry. The kinds of conversations t ...
 
Flipping the Table: Honest Conversations About Food, Farming and the Future The production of food does more to damage the planet’s health than any other human activity. Global warming, degradation of species, soil, water, air and rural economies and epidemics of diet-related disease reveal the challenges. And yet there is real hope. Visionaries and revolutionaries are innovating to replace the harmful. They are creating or supporting agriculture and food enterprises that solve our many chal ...
 
Have you ever dreamt of starting a farm or homesteading? Do you love foraging for wild edibles? Is your perfect afternoon spent drifting downriver, fishing for that nights dinner? Or do love to spend a crisp fall morning hunting for wild game to share with your family? Or perhaps you spend all your free time digging in your garden, collecting herbs, vegetables, and fruits to enjoy. Homesteady is a show that focuses on living a more sustainable life. We talk about all the ways a modern Homest ...
 
Join Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming as he meets the world's thought leaders; from philosophers to the farmers, business leaders to chefs and lobbyists to scientists, they discuss, challenge and share learnings behind the revolution necessary to bring an end to factory farming and our broken food system in order to ensure the health of future generations and our life on earth. Theme music by Jordan Bellamy from original music: Run by Ross Bugden (https://www.youtube.com/ch ...
 
Host Lori Ness introduces you to hot people, places and events around the world. What happens in Seattle happens everywhere. Bringing Seattle to the WORLD AND THE WORLD to Seattle! These are light and conversational human interest interviews. The guests are fully aware of the format going in. This is the biggest show you have never heard of! Playing emerging artists and showcasing nice people doing great things from the Northwest, the USA and across the globe. Former DJ on KHPY, Los Angeles. ...
 
Meet the Rogues on the Road. Matt an avid outdoorsman and former science teacher turned distiller. And Rich the "Brit", a city slicker who moved to the US and works in special education. Matt and Rich embrace their cultural differences and come together each week to discuss food, travel, booze and everything in between. Laugh and learn along the way as they sample fun bites & beverages, embrace challenges, meet unique guests and even play a few pranks. So, listen in as they gather around the ...
 
How do our food stories change during wartime? Each episode follows a veteran or wartime volunteer from their home in the United States through their overseas deployment and back again. We hear firsthand where they fought, who they fed, how they ate, and what tastes they missed most while away at war. From World War II through today, soldiers and civilians come together at the table to remember, reflect, and show respect. Hosted by Jacqueline Raposo.
 
The EAST Podcast aims to bring technology closer to your senses. Know how every single piece of technology in todays world affects you. Whether it’s enterprise technology like Servers, Data Centres, or coding for Mobile Apps, or websites, or Concepts like Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing, Robotics – we will try to make it simpler for you. We will also tackle driverless cars, new consumer technologies, and sometimes, even a new consumer product.
 
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The story of a place has to include the story of it’s food: what was grown and what they ate. Taking that to heart, the owner Chef of Bulrush Restaurant in St. Louis, Rob Connoly, is finding a delicious way to share the story of a special place with special food traditions from the Ozarks. Rob is establishing the Ozark foodway by resurrecting ingre…
 
Would you, at 40, pick up and move your family across an ocean to farm? That’s what Gunter Jochum’s parents did in 1980, moving from Germany to Manitoba, Canada. Gunter and his family are still farming today, after plenty of change and challenges on the farm. Tune in to this LIVE! Q&A to hear Gunter’s... Read More…
 
Would you, at 40, pick up and move your family across an ocean to farm? That’s what Gunter Jochum’s parents did in 1980, moving from Germany to Manitoba, Canada. Gunter and his family are still farming today, after plenty of change and challenges on the farm. Tune in to this LIVE! Q&A to hear Gunter’s... Read More…
 
Happy Thanksgiving to our American listeners! If you’re carving up your turkey or putting the marshmallows on your sweet potatoes (editor’s note: why though?), thanks for tuning in! If it’s a regular day in Canada for you, we appreciate you being here. There’s a new question of the week for this Thursday’s Farmer Rapid Fire:... Read More…
 
Happy Thanksgiving to our American listeners! If you’re carving up your turkey or putting the marshmallows on your sweet potatoes (editor’s note: why though?), thanks for tuning in! If it’s a regular day in Canada for you, we appreciate you being here. There’s a new question of the week for this Thursday’s Farmer Rapid Fire:... Read More…
 
Francis Lam hosts the 2020 pre-recorded edition of our popular Thanksgiving show. Francis is joined by special guests Samin Nosrat, Chef Michael Solomonov, Jacques Pépin, Nora McInerny, and Sohla El-Waylly to answer your pre-recorded questions. Broadcast dates for this episode: November 26, 2020By American Public Media
 
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our daily lives, including how we shop for food and what we eat. This year’s Nourish Food Marketing report is the fifth one, and the one with perhaps the mosts seismic shifts year-over-year for some trend changes. In this LIVE! Q&A, host... Read More…
 
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our daily lives, including how we shop for food and what we eat. This year’s Nourish Food Marketing report is the fifth one, and the one with perhaps the mosts seismic shifts year-over-year for some trend changes. In this LIVE! Q&A, host... Read More…
 
It’s Wednesday, folks! We’re halfway through the week. Thanks a lot for tuning in! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Josh Linville, director of fertilizer with StoneX, on the latest U.S. phosphate tariffs and how this impacts markets; Peggy Brekveld, newly... Read More…
 
It’s Wednesday, folks! We’re halfway through the week. Thanks a lot for tuning in! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Josh Linville, director of fertilizer with StoneX, on the latest U.S. phosphate tariffs and how this impacts markets; Peggy Brekveld, newly... Read More…
 
Machinery Pete talks with Kurt Miller, Director of Used Equipment for Heritage Tractor, a 21-store John Deere dealership in MO, AR, KS, NE and OK, about their unique new -1% Finance Program (They Pay You!) on any of 65 used combines they have for sale. Since the program started three weeks ago, they've already sold 22 combines. Pete and Kurt also t…
 
Family farms that hold regular business meetings are 21 per cent more profitable than those who don’t. That may be, but the mere mention of “meeting” likely makes you roll your eyes or maybe grumble in disapproval. Family meetings might bring up some not-so-pleasant memories, but Elaine Froese, farm family coach, says it doesn’t have... Read More…
 
Family farms that hold regular business meetings are 21 per cent more profitable than those who don’t. That may be, but the mere mention of “meeting” likely makes you roll your eyes or maybe grumble in disapproval. Family meetings might bring up some not-so-pleasant memories, but Elaine Froese, farm family coach, says it doesn’t have... Read More…
 
Nothing good happens after midnight, or when corn is left out in the field. Some farmers are learning that DON levels in corn can really spike if the crop has been left out to let that gibberella grow. In this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson has that caution, plus a discussion on being... Read More…
 
Nothing good happens after midnight, or when corn is left out in the field. Some farmers are learning that DON levels in corn can really spike if the crop has been left out to let that gibberella grow. In this week’s Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson has that caution, plus a discussion on being... Read More…
 
If you’ve been scouting your wheat fields and seeing some strange colours in Ontario, you’re probably not alone, and there may be a pretty simple explanation for it. We’re back in the field for another update with Joanna Follings, cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministery of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and RealAg’s Peter “Wheat... Read M…
 
If you’ve been scouting your wheat fields and seeing some strange colours in Ontario, you’re probably not alone, and there may be a pretty simple explanation for it. We’re back in the field for another update with Joanna Follings, cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministery of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and RealAg’s Peter “Wheat... Read M…
 
In 1997 Jim produced and directed a short documentary called “A Day in the Life of Frank Sinatra” that was an exploration of what it was like to be a homeless man with a famous name. Twenty three years later, Frank Sinatra is recently off the streets, lives in a government-funded camper in Los Angeles, and is trying to live a normal life. In this e…
 
The North American fertilizer industry has been waiting for a decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on the tariff rates of phosphate entering the U.S. These tariffs address Mosaic’s complaint to the DOC that phosphate fertilizer imports from those countries were unfairly subsidized by their respective governments. Final rulings on the r…
 
The North American fertilizer industry has been waiting for a decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on the tariff rates of phosphate entering the U.S. These tariffs address Mosaic’s complaint to the DOC that phosphate fertilizer imports from those countries were unfairly subsidized by their respective governments. Final rulings on the r…
 
We were just talking here at RealAgriculture about how next week is December already. Where did that time go? We’ve got another fantastic lineup for you on today’s show, and special thanks to today’s show sponsor: SeedNet! You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Ted Menzies, former head... Read More…
 
We were just talking here at RealAgriculture about how next week is December already. Where did that time go? We’ve got another fantastic lineup for you on today’s show, and special thanks to today’s show sponsor: SeedNet! You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Ted Menzies, former head... Read More…
 
The in-person meetings aren’t happening on Parliament Hill, but that doesn’t mean lobbying efforts on behalf of farmers have stopped. For this episode of RealAg LIVE! host Shaun Haney is joined by Erin Gowriluk, executive director of the Grain Growers of Canada, to recap last week’s Grain Week, how lobbying has changed during COVID-19, what’s... Re…
 
The in-person meetings aren’t happening on Parliament Hill, but that doesn’t mean lobbying efforts on behalf of farmers have stopped. For this episode of RealAg LIVE! host Shaun Haney is joined by Erin Gowriluk, executive director of the Grain Growers of Canada, to recap last week’s Grain Week, how lobbying has changed during COVID-19, what’s... Re…
 
Brandt Agricultural Products has recently launched a new purpose-built dozer blade attachment, suitable for 4WD tractors. The new unit is available in a variety of blade widths, heights and lugging configurations, designed to make it easy for farmers to find the right blade for their operation. The goal of this product-line addition is to enable...…
 
Brandt Agricultural Products has recently launched a new purpose-built dozer blade attachment, suitable for 4WD tractors. The new unit is available in a variety of blade widths, heights and lugging configurations, designed to make it easy for farmers to find the right blade for their operation. The goal of this product-line addition is to enable...…
 
Peggy Brekveld has been elected as the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)’s 32nd president, and third female president in the organization’s history. Brekveld will also hold the position of OFA’s director-at-large. Brekveld, of Thunder Bay, Ont., operates a dairy farm with her husband and five children, milking around 75 cows. The new presiden…
 
Peggy Brekveld has been elected as the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)’s 32nd president, and third female president in the organization’s history. Brekveld will also hold the position of OFA’s director-at-large. Brekveld, of Thunder Bay, Ont., operates a dairy farm with her husband and five children, milking around 75 cows. The new presiden…
 
Creating new crop hybrids or varieties is expensive and time consuming with no real guarantee of a straight line to success. After all, it takes years to bring new lines to market, and industry demands can shift in that time frame. One company that’s heavily invested in soybean breeding is Syngenta Canada. The company is... Read More…
 
Creating new crop hybrids or varieties is expensive and time consuming with no real guarantee of a straight line to success. After all, it takes years to bring new lines to market, and industry demands can shift in that time frame. One company that’s heavily invested in soybean breeding is Syngenta Canada. The company is... Read More…
 
If you’re not tracking your hours running vs. hours spraying, you might be losing out on a valuable productivity bump that requires only a few tweaks. As our guests for this episode of The Agronomists share below, gaining minutes at filling, or in turn arounds, or clean out, adds up to hours in productivity. Join... Read More…
 
If you’re not tracking your hours running vs. hours spraying, you might be losing out on a valuable productivity bump that requires only a few tweaks. As our guests for this episode of The Agronomists share below, gaining minutes at filling, or in turn arounds, or clean out, adds up to hours in productivity. Join... Read More…
 
Consultations are starting this week on the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops’ draft code of practice for Canadian grain farmers. The voluntary code, which has been named “Responsible Grain,” was developed to define and promote the sustainability and social responsibility practices followed by grain farmers across Canada, with the goal of b…
 
Mondays mean all the agronomic info in one place here at RealAgriculture. On today’s edition of RealAg Radio you’ll hear from: Woody Van Arkel, featured in a Soil School episode with RealAg’s Bernard Tobin; Callum Morrison, PhD student at University of Manitoba working on cover crops for Western Canada; and, A segment from The Agronomists... Read M…
 
Mondays mean all the agronomic info in one place here at RealAgriculture. On today’s edition of RealAg Radio you’ll hear from: Woody Van Arkel, featured in a Soil School episode with RealAg’s Bernard Tobin; Callum Morrison, PhD student at University of Manitoba working on cover crops for Western Canada; and, A segment from The Agronomists... Read M…
 
How has the protein supply chain changed in the last while, and how has COVID-19 changed things from March until now? What economic principles drive those price fluctuations that you might see in the grocery store? And why aren’t there more federally inspected processing plants? It’s time to talk livestock processing capacity challenges and opportu…
 
How has the protein supply chain changed in the last while, and how has COVID-19 changed things from March until now? What economic principles drive those price fluctuations that you might see in the grocery store? And why aren’t there more federally inspected processing plants? It’s time to talk livestock processing capacity challenges and opportu…
 
What goes on behind the scenes at RealAg? Today’s LIVE guests are the team behind the content. You’re probably familiar with host Shaun Haney, and you’ve seen field editors Kara Oosterhuis and Kelvin Heppner in interviews before. It’s been a while since editor Lyndsey Smith has been on-screen though, and it’s a first for staff... Read More…
 
Welcome to this end-of-the-week edition of RealAg Radio. This Friday we’ve got a RealAg issues panel with: Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture; Kelvin Heppner, also of RealAgriculture; and, Andrew Campbell, dairy farmer from Strathroy, Ont. and host of the Food Bubble podcast Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun H…
 
Welcome to this end-of-the-week edition of RealAg Radio. This Friday we’ve got a RealAg issues panel with: Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture; Kelvin Heppner, also of RealAgriculture; and, Andrew Campbell, dairy farmer from Strathroy, Ont. and host of the Food Bubble podcast Thoughts on something we talked about on the show? Connect with host Shaun H…
 
What is it about farmers in Quebec that makes them so effective at lobbying? Solidarity, for one, says our guest for this LIVE! episode. Guest host Kelvin Heppner of RealAgiculture is joined by Phil Shaw, grain farmer from Dresden, Ont., and markets columnist for DTN for 34 years, where they talk a little basketball, a... Read More…
 
What is it about farmers in Quebec that makes them so effective at lobbying? Solidarity, for one, says our guest for this LIVE! episode. Guest host Kelvin Heppner of RealAgiculture is joined by Phil Shaw, grain farmer from Dresden, Ont., and markets columnist for DTN for 34 years, where they talk a little basketball, a... Read More…
 
Welcome to this Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio. We so appreciate having farmers on our show, as well as you the audience joining us here. On today’s show you’ll hear from: Ethan Wallace of Seaforth, Ont; Kevin Buchner of Ont; Warren McCutcheon of Man; Lesley Kelly of Sask; and, John Guelly of... Read More…
 
Welcome to this Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio. We so appreciate having farmers on our show, as well as you the audience joining us here. On today’s show you’ll hear from: Ethan Wallace of Seaforth, Ont; Kevin Buchner of Ont; Warren McCutcheon of Man; Lesley Kelly of Sask; and, John Guelly of... Read More…
 
A new seed treatment from Syngenta specifically targets foliar infection of blackleg in canola with a new mode of action, adding another tool in the blackleg management toolbox. “[Saltro] really has nice fit in an integrated management system with crop rotations and, of course, the genetics play a key role,” says Ted Labun, technical lead... Read M…
 
Keep your soil covered, do as little tillage as possible, maintain a living root system 365 days a year, and fit it all into an economic model that makes money: this is sustainable soil health. It’s a challenge, for sure, but it’s one Dresden, Ont., farmer Woody Van Arkel is happy to tackle. On this... Read More…
 
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