Ensuring the parents have security in the farm succession plan.
Ensuring the parents have security in the farm succession plan. A lawyer talks about what needs to be included in that plan here on Rural Roots Canada, Amplifying Canadian Agriculture.
In this episode I speak to Christine Suominen who is a recent graduate from the U of L that has a degree in Agricultural Biotechnology, and in 2018 was named Student of the Year at the University of Lethbridge. She is extremely passionate about agriculture and promoting women in Ag. If you want to learn more about Christine or where she sees the agriculture industry move forward then give this episode a listen!!
In our tenth episode, Erin chats with Grain Growers of Canada outgoing chair Jeff Nielsen. They discuss GGC’s Speech from the Combine (released this week!), the highlights of Jeff’s term as chair, and the legacy he hopes to leave behind.
Join Jill Harvie (@brightpasture) for Season 2 of the Food Careers Podcast where she will explore a broad range of fascinating people and their careers.
In this episode, Jill talks to Stuart Person, the Senior Vice President of Agriculture at MNP. Stuart talks about the importance of succession planning when it comes to passing down the farm to the next generation of farmers.
Stuart emphasizes the importance of being prepared, having those honest and open conversations with family about the future of the family farm and working with a professional to help make the transition easier.
Stuart and Jill also discuss the future of the family farm in Canada and how increasing land prices will affect their sustainability.
Most importantly, Stuart emphasizes the need for farmers to think of their farms as a business as well as a lifestyle to ensure that it can be sustained for generations to come.
For more information and show notes please visit brightpasture.com. #foodcareers
This episode is a follow-up to the GrainsWest online story: “PPE MIA.” Sarah Hoffmann, a seed grower and GrainsWest contributor, looks in-depth at the evolving PPE supply situation in the Ag industry.
Small town SK farm girl ends up in big city Australia helping rural businesses succeed digitally back home during the pandemic with many challenges, opportunities, and lessons to be had along the way.
In this first Agriculture for Life Safety Spotlight episode, Candy Parker from the Foothills Fire Department provides tips on water safety, having a fire escape plan for your home, why it is important your kids know their rural address and how to prevent fires on your property and machinery.
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Shawn McKenna, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Jonathan Wort, Perennia, and Ellen Crane, Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC), about the costs and benefits of vaccinating feeder cattle.
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In this episode we talk with Dr. Anita Brûlé-Babel, a professor at the University of Manitoba, who focuses her research on breeding for disease resistance in wheat. We discuss the challenges of breeding for FHB, how it differs from other diseases, how resistant varieties play a role in disease management on farm, and what the future of FHB resistance looks like.