Scott Lisso is our co-host today as we listen to the audio commentaries from www.ofa.on.ca
Rob Leone, MPP for Cambridge-North Dumfries is in studio today talking about things agriculture and other news.
John Milloy is in studio today. John is the provincial legislature member for Kitchener Centre in the Region of Waterloo. We speak of things agricultural and farming,,, and play some great tunes.
Scott Lisso (centre) is in studio as we discuss the activities of a company that is land-banking in Brant County. Also look at the attachments for this podcast to see the PPS of the company.
Our guest today is Curtiss Littlejohn. The topic is the new pig code of practice. Public comment is available till Aug 3 2013.
Check it out here. http://www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice/pigs
Michael Harris MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga speaks about agriculture in the Region of Waterloo and in the province.
Catherine Fife joins us in studio to talk about farms and agriculture. Catherine is the MPP for the riding of Waterloo.
Heidi Wagner is out guest today. Heidi is a farm wife and is active with the Woolwich Community Health Centre. She is involved with the Waterloo Rural Women and the annual Waterloo Farm Safety Day.
On today’s show we have returning co-host Barclay Nap www.corwhinherbsandproduce.ca, Deb Swidrovich and Kevin Thomason. Our guests brought some great music to play in between our discussion about GREN, the Region of Waterloo Growth Plan, and the OMB decision on the Regional Growth Plan, and a handful of other topics. http://smartgrowthwaterloo.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/SmartGrowthWaterloo We also had an interview with Dave Pyper about the IPM 2012 disbursements. http://www.ipm2012.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/ipm2012
Our guest today is Kelly Daynard from Farm and Food Care. http://www.farmfoodcare.org/ We talk about taking the mystery out of agriculture. A great upcoming event is “Breakfast On The Farm” June 22 2013. Reserve your free tickets at http://ontariosbreakfastonthefarm.eventbrite.ca To be held near New Dundee Ontario.
Todays show starts with Bob Thirlwall, a certified crop advisor who explains what monoculture and crop rotations are. Our second guest Michael To tells us of video games and board games that have an agricultural theme. Barclay and I finish the show with some general discussion of the days topics.
Superbugs and superweeds. What do these words mean? Sean Dunnet from Dumfries Service Company gives us context to understand these terms. Scott Lisso and Barclay Nap are also our guests.
John FitzGibbon speaks today about Environmental Farm Plans. A completed EFP helps farm operators be aware of the environmental issues around their farmstead and qualifies them for some financial support to make those changes.
Today’s broadcast features music from the GMO’s, a Guelph based band. The topics are Food Freedom Day, audio press releases from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture President Mark Wales, and some farm news courtesy of OMAFRA Connects.
Our guests today are Owen Roberts and returning guest Barclay Nap. Our discussion centres around the nature of agricultural communications. The music today is from the “GMO’s” a great local band from Guelph. This is episode 39,,, for some reason I thought it was episode 38. This show is truncated. The last 20 minutes was lost.
Gemma wrote a great blog here. http://www.wrfoodsystem.ca/blog/2013/01/14/urban-planning-urban-agriculture We speak to how agricultural land is valued today in regards to city planning. The blog is titled “urban planning, urban agriculture”. And we play some great tunes.
Barclay Nap co-hosts todays show. We talk of upcoming events, controversy around the OMB decision about the extent of development lands around Kitchener, and agricultural movies.
Barclay Nap joins the show again this week. we talk to farm issues following up from last weeks show. The second half of the show is about Mark Lynas. Mark called himself an environmental activist. He is still active but now uses science to determine his views in regards to GMO technology.
Barclay Nap is our guest today. We talk to Junior Farmers, plant breeding, and creating a business to retail herbs and spices.
This was an opinion show. The topic was an article in the www.therecord.com by columnist Luisa D’Amato about the publics double standard between companion animals and production animals. http://www.therecord.com/opinion/columns/article/861075–d-amato-our-strange-double-standard-on-the-treatment-of-animals
This episode is the one year, anniversary show. Mark Ruesser who was a guest on the first show, looks at the issues last year and issues for 2013. Barclay Nap is also out guest, bringing issues for 2013.
Zac Williams, Jackie Knott, and Barclay Nap from the Waterloo Junior Farmers talk about the activities of the Club in 2012 and upcoming for 2013. Their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/groups/186366478042014/
Today’s show features Barclay Nap and Dave Pyper. Barclay speaks to the Waterloo Junior Farmers https://www.facebook.com/groups/186366478042014/?ref=ts&fref=ts . Dave Pyper speaks to the IPM 2012 https://www.facebook.com/ipm2012?ref=ts&fref=ts The IPM also has a webpage at www.ipm2012.ca Because of technical problems, this show is truncated.
It’s the music and promo ID’s from this years Agriculture Show. The guests for the show are asked to bring along 3-4 of their favourite tunes. The guests are also asked to voice a station promo. It’s all music for this the 30th episode.