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.
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.
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.