We all know the importance of trade, maintaining trade relationships, and what happens when those relationships hit road blocks. The World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC12) wrapped up June 15, in Geneva, Switzerland, where ministers from across the world attended to review the current trade system. Greg Northey, director of industry relations at Pulse… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Dennis Laycraft, of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) on the labelling of ground beef for saturated fat; Willie Van Solkema, beef industry consultant, on whether or not Saskatchewan could sustain a new packing plant; Greg Northey, of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance… Read More

Farm groups and agriculture industry organizations are sounding the alarm about the potential for a strike by Canadian Pacific Railway employees in the coming weeks. More than three thousand engineers, conductors, and other railway workers who work for CP and are members in the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference have voted in favour of a strike… Read More

Welcome to this Friday (and last of 2021) edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show you’ll hear the best interviews from October, November, and December, featuring: Lana Popham, B.C. Minister of Agriculture, on the recover efforts post-flooding in the south of the province; Greg Northey of Pulse Canada, talks about the Container Crunch website, and… Read More

On this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear: Mary Robinson, president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and her reaction to the new cabinet announced yesterday; Greg Northey, vice president of corporate affairs at Pulse Canada, talks about shipping container shortages, and the Container Crunch website and campaign; Mike Shewchuk, president of the Saskatchewan… Read More

Pulse Canada and other organizations have launched a new website as part of a campaign to bring attention to the global shipping container issue and its affect on Canada, including the agriculture industry. The new website, called Container Crunch, focuses on the impact that shipping container shortages are having on Canada’s shipping industry, consumers, and… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Johanne Ross of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada, on her recent induction into the Canadian Ag Hall of Fame; Kim McConnell talks about the future of agriculture and agri-food and what needs to be done; Greg Northey of Pulse Canada, on… Read More

After a 30 month negotiation period between the longshoremen and their employer, as of April 13, there is a partial strike at the Port of Montreal. Greg Northey, vice president of corporate affairs with Pulse Canada, says the negotiations really picked up last summer when there was a total of 15 strikes, with one that… Read More

Happy New Year! Thanks for taking time on this day to join us here at RealAgriculture; we truly appreciate all of our viewers and listeners. On today’s show you’ll hear a continuation of the top stories of the year, covering November and December: Senator Rob Black, on the Throne Speech and a speech he gave… Read More

There’s a serious shortage of containers in Canada to move grain, pulses, and oilseeds out of the country, and Western Canada is suddenly knee-deep in winter weather. Should farmers be worried about moving grain this winter? To get some answers on this, we’re joined by Greg Northey, vice president of corporate affairs for Pulse Canada,… Read More

A year in to a trying time for pulse movement into India, and there are some reports of a slight uptick in Canadian tonnage moving in to the country. It’s not that the tariff or fumigation situation is resolved — instead, reports of dry local conditions could be putting a damper on domestic production. Regardless… Read More

 

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