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.
Mark Xuereb from the Region of Waterloo speaks to the effort from the ROW regarding food issues.
Dennis Jansen speaks to the consumer survey of beliefs about agriculture. The survey was done for http://www.farmersfeedcities.com/
The provincial legislature is proposing a Local Food Act. http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&Intranet=&BillID=2402 Nelson Rosales from World Accord http://www.worldaccord.org/ discusses similiarities and differences from the same points affecting other countries.
Today’s broadcast talked about the roles and duties of the Ontario Queen of the Furrow Courtney Connors, and the North Dumfries Queen Celie Diebold. Rachel Redshaw speaks to her head office function and the Reminiscence Journey. Sawyer Edworthy talks about his work with graphics and the IPM2012 promotion. Heidi Greb kept us all in line.
More www.ipm2012.ca information. Heidi Greb, Donna Schmidt-Kirk and Jean Rickert speak about the ipm , family lifestyles and the quilt committee respectively.
Susan Brown and Diane Roberts from BMO bank www.bmo.com bring news of the banks involvement with agriculture and the IPM 2012 www.ipm2012.ca . Barb McAllister from the Ontario Plowmens Association http://www.plowingmatch.org/ bring news from the OPA
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.
Krista Hulshof from http://www.veldarchitect.com/ speaks about agricultural architecture.
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.
episode #9 features Angie Koch of http://www.fertilegroundcsa.com/index.php speaking about the Community Shared Agriculture model for local food. Co-host was Mark Ruesser. Other guests were Will, Marianne and Samantha commenting on agricultural concerns and impressions.
The Agriculture Show features the stories of agriculture told through the words of our guests from local agriculture.
episode #5 feb 14 2012. “Kissing Cows” star Keith Emiry speaks to http://www.spreadthenet.org/index.php and how http://spartanyouthradio.com/ is using this as a fundraiser. Keith Curry brings news of Food Freedom Day.