Thanks for tuning in to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner, also a Manitoba farmer, and Jeff Nielsen, farmer and ag policy wonk from Alberta, for the Friday RealAg Issues panel, to discuss railway issues on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, the Canadian Grain Commission’s… Read More

Host Shaun Haney has a great lineup for you on today’s episode of RealAg Radio. It’s Friday, so as you know, we have a RealAg Issues Panel for you, featuring: Meagan Murdoch of Hill + Knowlton Strategies; Jeff Nielsen, farmer from Olds, Alta.; and, Lyndsey Smith of RealAgriculture.com. The group discuss the Conservative leadership, blocked… Read More

I’ve been having this conversation a lot lately, as I’m sure many of you have been too — I’m not sure how we’re at the end of December already. Although the last couple of weeks have shown some true winter temperatures, it has been abnormally warm (and dry) in my area, which I’m convinced has… Read More

In this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Case IH, you’ll hear from: Jeff Nielsen, farmer from Olds, Alta., who’s currently running to be one of Alberta’s representative in the Canadian Senate; Troy Schaar brings us a Case IH website spotlight; and, Josh Linville, director of fertilizer at StoneX, brings us an… Read More

Welcome to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, with guest host Lyndsey Smith. Today’s show features a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange. There will also be an issues panel featuring Kelvin Heppner and Jeff Nielsen. They discuss: Election predictions; The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP); and How… Read More

For this Friday edition of RealAg Radio, we’ve got a Beef Market Update with Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange! Plus, we’ve got an issues panel featuring host Shaun Haney, field editors Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, and Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen. They’ll be talking about the impending federal budget, the Conservative Party’s carbon plan,… Read More

Sitting on multiple boards during a lifetime is an invaluable experience. Having dedicated board members involved in policy and agriculture commissions can spark real change for agriculture in Canada. Jeff Nielsen spent time as a director of the Alberta Barley Commission, and as the chair — through the position’s various names — of Grain Growers… Read More

Welcome to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio! We appreciate you taking time to tune in. Today’s show features an issues panel with RealAg’s Lyndsey Smith and Kelvin Heppner, joined by Alberta farmer Jeff Nielsen. They’ll be talking about: Implementing tech on the farm; What’s going on between Canada and India with regards to vaccines… Read More

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) have elected a new executive board for the upcoming year. Andre Harpe will take a spot as the new chair, and William van Tassel and Brendan Phillips as vice-chairs. Harpe, who farms in Valhalla Centre, Alta., says he looks forward to continuing the organization’s rich history of representing grain… Read More

Today’s episode of RealAg Radio is filled with a RealAg Issues Panel! On today’s panel, you’ll hear a discussion featuring issues such as the Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA), the seed industry, harvest 2020, the Conservative leadership race,  lobbying as one voice, and so much more, featuring; Jeff Nielsen of the Grain Growers of Canada;… Read More

Editor’s note: The federal government announced an extension of the application window through the Ministry of Finance on August 31. The deadline to apply to the Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA) is Monday, August 31. With just days to go before the application window closes, many in agriculture, including producer groups, are calling on the… Read More

 

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