Guests were Mark Ruesser and Scott Lisso. The discussion was about the july 4 biannual WFA farm tour and the meeting with federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
Region of Waterloo chairman Ken Seiling speaks about his personal history of agriculture in the Region and about the present day interests that Regional government has with agriclture. Commissioner Rob Horne of the Planning department speaks to issues connecting rural issues to urban issues.
Andrew Hunt speaks to the ethical treatment of animals. John Shantz speaks to organic and conventional agriculture from a farmers perspective.
Elise Barber speaks about a food research project that Opportunities Waterloo Region is facilitating and Ruth Friendship-Keller speaks about Foodbank Waterloo. Samantha Kim is co-producer for The Agriculture Show.
The Agriculture Show features the stories of agriculture told through the words of our guests from local agriculture.
January 5 2012. The topics for this broadcast were Waterloo Federation of Agriculture news and activities.
The Agriculture Show brings in news and topics of interest for listeners in the Region of Waterloo.
The show is sponsored by the Waterloo federation of Agriculture.The URL is http://www.ofa.on.ca/about/county-federation-sites/waterloo.aspx.
The Waterloo Federation of Agriculture (WFA) represents the primary producers in the Region of Waterloo. Our goal is to promote the farm community in support of the innovation, hard work and compassion that is emblematic of the Region of Waterloo.The WFA strives to bring together the policy needs of the farmer with the needs of society.