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episode 304 agriculture show june 11 2024 with Shreya Krishnammagaru

Shreya Krishnammagaru is our guest today on The Agriculture Show.  Shreya is busy with her studies at McMaster in Hamilton.   Our playlist:

  1. Ivy  by  Frank Ocean
  2. Dark Red  by  Steve Lacy
  3. Thinking About You  by  Frank Ocean
  4. Sundress  by  Asap Rocky
  5. Good Days  by  Sza



episode 303 agriculture show may 8 2024 with Crystal Mackay

Crystal Mackay is the guest of The Agriculture Show today. Crystal tells us her agricultural story through some of the things she does. Check out  Loft32  ,  Utensil   ,   and  an upcoming event   late May 2024.   Our playlist:

  • Long Love this Land – A tribute to Alberta agriculture from ATB
  • You Can’t Make Old Friends  by  Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
  • Starting Over  by  Chris Stapleton
  • Wheat Kings  by  Tragically Hip
  • No Sugar Tonight  by  The Guess Who
  • 5 Days in May  by  Blue Rodeo



episode 300 agriculture show Feb 13 2024 World Radio Day and Farm Radio International

The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA) and Farm Radio International (FRI) host a World Radio Day event in Ottawa to celebrate the importance of radio




episode 302 agriculture show april 9 2024 with Tracey Arts

Tracey Arts is our guest today. It is the day after the eclipse. Tracey farms with her husband and family. She is also a zone director with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture in Zone 4, Oxford & Elgin County.  Our playlist:

  • Pretty Girl Era  by  Lu Kala
  • Lost Together  by  Blue Rodeo
  • Under Pressure  by  Queen
  • My Front Porch Looking In  by  Lonestar
  • Thunder  by  Imagine Dragons





episode 301 agriculture show april 9 2024 with Mary and Guzaw

Todays guests on The Agriculture Show are Mary Atkins-Carley and Guzaw Shibru.  Mary and Guzaw work at https://farmradio.org/  Our Playlist:

  • Share the Land by The Guess Who
  • Signature theme from our orange-fleshed sweet potatoes project
  • Lib Yaleh by Zeritu Kebede and Tadele Gemechu
  • PhotoSymphony by Andrew Forde
  • Theme song from Farm Radio’s Green Leaf Radio Magazine radio format
  • What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong – Playing for Change version

episode 299 agriculture show feb 6 2024 WFA AGM 2023

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Waterloo Federation of Agriculture was held at Puddicombe House , New Hamburg on October 19.  Ontario Federation of Agriculture President Peggy Brekveld was the guest speaker.  WFA Vice-President Mark Reusser, and Peggy had a “fireside chat” about Peggy’s agricultural story.

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episode 297 agriculture show dec 12 2023 fireside chat with the Ag Leaders of tomorrow

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture held their AGM in Toronto Nov 21-22.  One of the events on the program was the “fireside chat with the ag leaders of tomorrow”. The moderator was Sara woods, a director with the OFA.

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episode 298 dec 19 2023 Alicia Becker and Jessica McCann

Jessica McCann and Alicia Becker are guests today of The Agriculture Show. Jessica and Alicia work at https://www.farmfoodcareon.org/    Our Playlist:

  • Mess Is Mine  by  Vance Joy
  • The Idea Of Me  by  Aiden Canfield
  • Keep Your Heart Young  by  Brandi Carlile
  • Dancing In The Sky  by  Sam Barber
  • Plea From A Cat Named Virtue  by  The Weakerthans
  • Anti-Hero  by  Taylor Swift

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episode 296 agriculture show dec. 5 2023

Henry Reinders is our guest today.  Henry is an Ontario representative with   https://foodgrainsbank.ca/   Our playlist :

Lord I hope The Day is Good by Don Williams

Love Story by Taylor Swift

The Chain Of Love by Clay Walker

The Christmas Guest by Johnny Cash

Until All Are Fed by Bryan McFarland

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episode 295 agriculture show sept 12 2023 with Maranda Klaver and Larry Braiden

Maranda Klaver and Larry Braiden are the guests of The Agriculture Show. Amanda and Larry are part of the team bringing  IPM 2023 to the public. Maranda, as reigning Ontario Queen of the Furrow, will pass along that responsibility to the 2023-2024 Queen, to be announced at the match. Larry is the chairperson of the Plowing Committee for this years match in Dufferin County. Our playlist:

  • Unstoppable  by  Sia
  • Man, I Feel Like A Woman  by  Shania Twain
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun  by Cyndi Lauper
  • Smokey Mountain Rain  by Ronnie Millsap
  • 5 O’clock Somewhere  by Alan Jackson

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episode 294 agriculture show sept 5 2023

Brianne Curtis and Mel Kapenko are guests today of The Agriculture Show. Brianne and Mel talk about the IPM 2023 in Dufferin County Sept 19. It’s good to hear their agriculture story.  Our playlist:

  • Sunshine  by  Daniel James McFadyen
  • Tennesse Whisky  by  Chris Stapelton
  • Girl Who Didn’t Care  by  Tenille Towns
  • Something In The Orange  by  Zach Bryan
  • Not The 1975  by  Knox

episode 293 agriculture show aug 29 2023

Sandy Brown is our guest today. Sandy is a volunteer with this years IPM to be held in Dufferin County Sept 19 2023.  He has a long history of supporting community in Dufferin County.  Our playlist:

  • Life In The Fast Lane  by  The Eagles
  • I’ve Got To Get A Message To You  by  The Bea Gees
  • My  Heart Will Go On  by  Celine Dione
  • Just Between You And Me  by  April Wine
  • Wheat Kings  by  The Tragically Hip


episode 292 agriculture show aug 22 2023 with Anne Thompson

Anne Thompson is our guest today. Anne is a volunteer for the IPM 2023 and Rural Expo to be held in Dufferin County September 19.  Check out the committee that Anne is a member of.  Our playlist:

  • Playlist Medley  by  The Campfire Poets
  • For All We Know  by  The Orangeville Chorus
  • Hallelujah  by  Naomi Bristow
  • Mama Mia  by  Abba
  • We Are The Champions  by  Queen

episode 291 agriculture show aug 15 2023

Chris Garrits is in the studio with The Agriculture Show. Chris is the mayor of the Township of Amaranth,  Dufferin County where this years IPM will be held September 19.  Check out the Dufferin Museum  for some background on some of todays song selections. Our playlist:

  • Supernatural  by  Ruby Waters
  • Throwing Rocks  by  Emily Gilbart
  • Clap For The Wolfman  by  The Guess Who
  • Let Your Backbone Slide  by  Maestro Fresh Wes
  • Curl Of The Burl  by  Mastodon.


episode 290 agriculture show july 18 2023

Jim Dyer and Gord Grant are the guests of The Agriculture Show today.  Gord joins in while Jim covers his latest news from a research project about GHG , and from an interest he has with The Cambridge Pollinator Reserve.  Our Playlist :

  • Try A Little Kindness  by  Jane Arden
  • The Water Is Wide  by  The Seekers
  • We’ll Meet Again  by  Vera Lynn
  • Daisy A Day  by Jud Struck
  • Blueberry Hill  by  Fats Dominio

episode 289 agriculture show june 20 2023

Brianne Curtis is our guest on The Agriculture Show today. Brianne  works at  Grain Farmers of Ontario and also volunteers as the chairperson of the education committee  for IPM 2023 in Dufferin Country.  Our Playlist:

  • Days Go By  by  Keith Urban
  • Shape of You  by  Ed Sheeran
  • Wildest Dreams  by  Taylor Swift
  • Starting Over  by  Sher
  • Sold Out  by  Hardy


episode 288 agriculture show may 24

Paul Hoekstra is our guest today on The Agriculture Show. Paul works at  Grain Farmers of Ontario  Paul is a family man, and beekeeping has been part of his life.  Our playlist:

  • Little Bones  by  The Tragically Hip
  • Old Man   by  Neil Young
  • Sundown  by  Gordon Lightfoot
  • Runaway  by  City and Colour
  • Magic Man  by  Heart


episode 287 agriculture show may 16 2032

Melina and Courtney  VanOmmen are our guests today,  Courtney is a volunteer chairperson at this years  IPM and Rural Expo in Dufferin County.   Our playlist:

  • 25 Minutes To Go  by  Johnny Cash
  • Immortals  by  Fall Out Boy
  • Buy Dirt  by  Jordan Davis
  • Georgy Girl  by  The Seekers
  • We Are The Dinos  by  The Laurie Berkner Band

episode 286 May 9 2023

Dawn MVK and Deanna Tuckey are our guest this week on The Agriculture Show.  Dawn and Deanna are the Co-chair and Secretary respectively  of this years IPM and Rural Expo. https://www.plowingmatch.org/ipm2023/    Our Playlist :

  • Ron McLeans Reel  by  The Mud Men
  • Me and My Cows  by  Anthony (the singing cowboy)
  • Cowboy Sweetheart by  Naomi Bristow
  • Ring  of Fire  by  Johnny Cash
  • Hey Good Looking  by  Naomi Bristow


episode 285 agriculture show may 2 2023

Bill McCutcheon and Dawn Van Kampen are the guests of The Agriculture Show today.  Bill and  Dawn bring us news of this years  2023 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo  . The Match is being held in Dufferin County  in September. Our playlist:

  • The Fireman  by  Greg Holmes
  • Lyin’ Eyes  by  The Eagles
  • Dancing Queen   by  Abba
  • Fishing In The Dark
  • Orange Blossom Special





episode 284 agriculture show april 25 2023

Wayne Caldwell is our guest on The Agriculture Show today. Wayne has a couple website links you can have a look at.   https://www.waynecaldwell.ca/    AND    https://graduatestudies.uoguelph.ca/programs/rpdprof     Todays Playlist :

  • Turn, Turn, Turn  by  The Byrds
  • Against The Wind  by  Bob Seeger
  • Piano Sonata No 8  by Beethoven (Bruce Hungerford)
  • The Last Resort  by The Eagles
  • Pacing The Cage by Bruce Cockburn

episode 283 agriculture show April 18 2023

Mary Dilly is the guest of The Agriculture Show today. Mary works and volunteers at things that go on at these links.  www.downsizingsolutions.ca    https://www.dogguides.com   and  https://cable14.com/15147806/tv-shows/savvy-seniors  Our playlist:

  • I Hope You Dance  by  Leanne Womack
  • Sonny’s Dream by Valdy
  • I Got You Babe  by Sonny and Sher
  • Harvest Moon  by Neil Young
  • Ride A Horse, Save A Cowboy  by  Big & Rich


episode 282 agriculture show nov 29 2022

Martin Straathof is our guest today on The Agriculture Show. Martin is the  Executive Director at https://ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/  Working together to protect Ontario farmland.  Our playlist:

  • Big Yellow Taxi  by  Joni Mitchell
  • What’s Up  by   4 Non Blondes
  • Fear  by  Begonia
  • I’m Still Standing  by  Elton Jon
  • The Best  by  Tina Turner

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episode 281 agriculture show june 28 2022 with Peter Wright

Peter Wright is our guest today. Peter lived and worked in Zimbabwe previously. Check out his podcasts at  theyakkingshow.com  Our playlist:

  • Lady In Red by Chris DeBurgh
  • Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel
  • Don’t Cry For Me Argentina by Sarah Brightman
  • Cavatina (theme from The Deer Hunter) by John Williams
  • Hallejuah by K.D. Lang

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episode 280 agriculture show may 31

Peggy Brekveld is our guest for episode #280. Peggy and family have a dairy farm in the Thunder Bay region. Peggy is also the president of ofa,on.ca   Our playlist:

  • King of the Road by Roger Mills
  • Bare Necessities by Disney
  • Golden. by Lady Antebullum
  • It Happens by Sugarland
  • Girl Goin’ Nowhere by Ashley McBride
  • Hell of a View by Eric Church.

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