Someone recently made the very logical suggestion that by including Episode #s and Dates when posting podcasts it would be easier for listeners to search old episodes. So, if you have been just dying to catch up on the Ontario Agcast, here you go…. Somehow we have made it to Episode 34. WOW.
Episode 1- February 16, 2016
Kelly Daynard – Farm and Food Care Canada
Episode 2 – February 23, 2016
Dr. Reg Clinton – Inaugural London Dairy Congress
Episode 3- February 30, 2016
Dr. Leah Dorman – Responsible Antibiotic Use on Farms
Episode 4 – March 27, 2016
Blair Cressman – Ontario Pork Congress
Episode 5- March 10, 2016
Steve Thomas – Ontario Pork Industry Council, Friends of the Foodbank
Episode 6- March 21, 2016
Amy Matheson – Responding to Animal Welfare concerns on dairy farms
Episode 7- April 28, 2016
Bruce Sargent – Agriculture Mean Tweets
Episode 8- May 6, 2016
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois – Integrity of our food system
Episode 9 – May 13, 2016
Stewart Skinner – 140 characters aren’t enough. Sometimes we need to have real conversations
Episode 10- May 30, 2016
Jenn Christie – Everything 4-H
Breakfast On the Farm – June 11, 2016
Talking to people from the city
Episode 11- June 13, 2016
Sandi Brock – Sheep and Snapchat. From the barn
Episode 12- September 16, 2016
Courtney Denard – Women in Ag Conference / Adjusting to life on the farm
Episode 13- September 20, 2016
Ken Schaus – Beef Farming Rollercoaster
Episode 14- September 27, 2016
Kevin Folta – Speaking Up for Science
Episode 15- October 11, 2016
Hugh Simpson –A Beekeeper is a Farmer Too
Episode 16- October 18, 2016
Greg Peterson – From the Tractor – Being a Youtube celebrity
Episdode 17- October 25, 2016
Lover of green & yellow and black & white; Jenni Tilton-Flood!
Talking about all things agriculture and field hockey.
Check out Jenni’s blog: thedeeremilkmaid.com/
Episode 18- October 31, 2016
Clair Doan- turkey farmer, 2016 Canada Nuffield Scholar and banker.
Clair talks about what it’s like to travel the world, examining poultry markets, undercover videos and what he’s wearing for Hallowe-en.
Episode 19- November 7, 2016
Mark Andrew Junkin – Farm Succession Planning
Episode 20- November 14, 2016
Chelsea Boonstra – Agronomist, Dairy Farmer, Woman in Ag
Episode 21- Election Special- November 18, 2016
Trent Loos – Trump, Trade and Joe Biden Memes
Episode 22- November 21, 2016
Andrew Campbell – #Farm365
Wendell and Andrew talk about farming and share a touching moment
Episode 23 – NY Farmer – November 29, 2016
Lorraine or better known as the NY Farmer talks to us about life as a lawyer, a farmer and an unapologetic advocate for agriculture. This is the first (and probably the last) show that we’ve used #horseswearingdiapers. Listen to find out why…
Episode 24 – December 12, 2016
Tonya Haverkamp – Everything Eggs
Episode 25 – December 20, 2016
Amy Matheson & Stewart Skinner
Amy and Stew share way more than 140 characters and their views on supply management, family farms and online conversations.
No Stewarts were harmed in the making of this podcast.
Pubcast Special- December 30, 2016
Guest from the past year join us for some drinks
Episode 26- January 4, 2017
Mike Pasztor – The Pickle King and running a cartel
Episode 27- January 10, 2017
Dylan Sher – Before the Plate. Telling our food story
Dylan, a third year Ag Business student at the University of Guelph and founder of Before the Plate, talks to us about his new initiative. Connecting urban audiences with real farmers.
Episode 28- January 18, 2017
Chris Moore – Kinburn Sheep. What can I say?
Episode 29- January 23, 2017
Dr. Cody Creelman, Cow Vet – Telling a vets story. Graphically.
Episode 30- January 31, 2017
Yvette D’Entremont – The Scibabe is Awesome!
The SciBabe, Yvette D’Entremont knows her science AND has a sense of humor.
0:15 On being Acadian, not French
2:45 The most embarrassing SciBabe story ever
3:50 Rules for Facebook – don’t be a dick
8:00 How one becomes the SciBabe
11:45 Visiting the Evil Empire
13:45 Health nut word association
18:20 We are not the same as bugs
21:20 Naked and Afraid – Nature wants to kill you
25:40 When good people do stupid things
29:30 Yvette and Wendell sing Kumbaya and tell Kevin Folta stories
33:54 Bonus footage – the part you really don’t want to miss!
Episode 31- February 5, 2017
Aussie Farmer James Stacey
1:08 Reasons you might punch a kangaroo in the face
5:23 Aussie supply management deregulation for dummies/Wendell
9:25 Wendell makes a fairly obvious comparison
12:55 Chasing export markets – Myth or reality
20:30 How a politician answers a loaded question
23:10 Poke machines have nothing to do with Pokemon
27:20 Australian farmers have the same problems as Canadians
Episode 32 – February 21, 2017
Farm and Rural Ag Network Launch
Podcasts are the fastest growing information platform out there. At #OntarioAgcast we are thrilled to partner with Tim Hammerich, Rob Sharkey and Donnarie Hales to change the way people listen to ag podcasts. Have a listen – This is not your Dad’s ag radio!
Episode 32 – February 24, 2017
Philip Shaw – Farmer, Economist, Speaker, Generally Good Guy
0:50 Why Canadian sugar beets are processed in the US
3:10 Phil explains why Ontario farmers grow better corn than most US states including Illinois
9:00 Consumers really just want cheap food
13:50 Food is not like Uber
18:50 And……. Trump
24:50 Phil tells us his cat story
27:30 Some countries actually have food safety issues without making stuff up
Episode 33 – March 1, 2017
Maegan MacKimmie & SteveMcCabe from Grain Farmers of Ontario
1:15 Maegan’s job at GFO is not just babysitting Steve. 2:45 From now on, Steve would like to be referred to as “The Silver Surfer” 5:10 Shout out to the Tavistock Hops Company and craft breweries. 10:40 Social Licence – of course Maegan wants to talk about this. 16:30 Pushing back against over-reaching regulation. 20:40 Even soybeans have some limitations. 23:45 Steve and Wendell claim to not know who the bachelor is. 29:00 Wendell gives Maegan some mint new marketing ideas for GFO which Steve mostly shoots down.
Episode 34 – March 9, 2017
Kevin McArter – Nobody has a Better Voice than an Auctioneer
1:30 Why beef farmers and bankers make good partners
6:40 Western cattle- Ontario or bust!
9:50 Senior A Hockey- if you’re not Canadian you won’t understand
11:50 Wendell accidentally buys a steer. And overpays
16:15 Lubricating the auctioneer- with scotch
19:30 Alberta- it’s a dry cold
22:00 Kevin calls Wendell a big, dopey dog
26:30 Kevin has come up with the perfect Friday night