Ontario AgCast

Ontario Agcast – Kyle Wynette – Beer Farmer









1:45 Why would anyone move to Tavistock?

2:30 Still a better love story than Twilight.

5:30 Farming and raising a family.

7:00 Hops – outside the box farming.

10:30 Growing hops is harder than you might think.

14:00 Is a beer farmer a hippie or a hipster?

17:30 Darn dairy farmers making trouble again.

20:00 The airblaster creates a vortex. Of course.

22:00 No one told Kyle he was supposed to laugh at my jokes.

25:30 Local breweries support local farmers.

28:00 Hosting a hipster hop hoedown.

29:30 Nash Hops on Pop.

30:15 Apparently beer goes with everything.

Check out the Tavistock Hop Company here

Ontario AgCast – Sandi Brock

2:25 Growing up on a dairy farm in Paris – not a hostage situation.

4:15 I miss the 80’s…. said no one ever.

7:00 You don’t have to do what your parents do.

11:10 Poor Sandi. Alone with her sheep.

12:20 What’s a shepherd anyway?

14:45 Sheep birth control.

18:00 How Sandi picks her men.

20:30 Parity, not parody.

27:30 Wendell has a totally random thought. Big surprise.

31:30 Why does Mommy wear a tiara and drink during the day?

33:30 Facebook Live A.K.A Amy and Sandi behind the barn.

36:45 Sandi Brock – Sheepishly me.

Ontario AgCast – Robyn Walsh


Robyn Walsh is our Favorite Newfie. Now Bring on the Robot Overlords.

1:20 Milking cows and growing corn on the Rock.

4:10 Canadian history according to Wendell.

5:50 Robyn claims to be a triple threat. Pretty sure that means drama queen.

7:50 Robots and ruminants.

10:00 Robots never get hangovers. And they like to party!

12:00 Someone in Lely marketing is WAY into outer space.

13:00 #pooproomba #pooproomba #pooproomba #pooproomba

15:00 Technology – making cows lives better.

17:20 Starting a career in ag as a millennial woman.

23:00 Can Robyn teach Wendell to dance?

25:25 In Newfoundland, Newfie jokes are just jokes. Robyn shares her favorite.

Ontario AgCast – Timothy Caulfield

2:10 Never take advice from Gwenyth Paltrow on vaginal hygiene.

4:55 Yes, I know boys don’t have vaginas.

7:10 Vampire facial – ummm, it’s a thing.

9:40 Speaking up for science and trying weird stuff.

11:30 The science of pop culture.

14:30 The religion of Detox.

16:00 DIY home fecal transplant – it’s as disturbing as you are imagining.

17:45 Hate mail and fighting celebrities on-line.

22:20 Tim’s 6 tips for healthy living.

26:00 The best coffee in the world is in Alberta. Honestly.


Bonus – Quote something clever from this episode and tag @wdschumm on Twitter for a chance to win a copy of “Is Gwenyth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?”

Ontario AgCast – Terry Nuhn – Family Farms Support Family Businesses

0:30 Hay rules. Suck it corn and soybean growers.

1:50 When a mommy deer and a daddy elk love each other very, very much….

5:00 Family farm, family business.

7:30 Make hay when the sun shines.

11:00 Preservatives. Good or evil?

13:45 Vibrators and podcasts – not a good mix.

15:00 Making acid safe for you and me.

17:30 The hay industry gets no respect.

20:20 The Juice – CHICKS DIG IT!

22:20 Have hay, will travel.

26:40 Snowmobile radar runs. Drag racing Canadian style.


Ontario AgCast – Hans Weber Stonetown Cheese

It’s Canadian Dairy Expo week so we are talking cheese, cheese and cheese! Hans Weber brought his family to Canada from Switzerland and fills us in on milking cows and making award winning cheese on the same farm. Find out what booze goes best with different cheeses and what Swiss people do for fun. There may or may not be yodeling. http://www.stonetowncheese.com/

Ontario AgCast – Kevin Snyder

Show Notes

1:30 When you are related to literally everyone in your neighborhood.

3:00 Maple Syrup Facts – It’s a Canadian thing.

6:30 Woodlot management = healthy trees.

9:00 OMG we are talking supply management again!

12:00 Wendell learns that it’s not ok to mention Aunt Jemima to a serious Maple Syrup connoisseur.

16:40 Maple Syrup goes high tech.

18:10 Kevin says the magic words – Pancakes and Sausage.

19:55 Maple Beer? What????

22:50 Maple syrup advice for beginners – Don’t burn down the driveshed.

24:00 We have to wrap it up cause Christine can’t wait for pancakes and sausage any longer.


Ontario AgCast – Ed Donkers

Ed Donkers is this years Breakfast on the Farm host. We talk dairy goats, yoga and ballroom dancing.
0:10 Not all dairy farmers have cows.
4:50 Dairy goats are NOT just little dairy cows.
8:50 Goat raisins – even vegans won’t eat them.
10:50 Turning a disaster into an opportunity.
12:30 Goat farmers are not all hippies… but they might be hipsters.
16:35 Umm…. Goat yoga?
20:10 The only time it’s ok to wear a pink tuxedo.
21:25 Breakfast on the Farm – Why this one might be the best one yet! Get your tickets at www.farmfoodcareon.org

Ontario AgCast – Bruce Sargent

1:00 Growing up on a farm A.K.A. forced labour
5:15 Maxime Bernier – Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
9:35 Bananas in Moose Jaw?
14:30 This should be every politicians answer to every question
17:00 Scrap a system that works and create a new milk tax – duh, good plan
22:20 Who out there hasn’t accidentally left sensitive documents at their stripper, biker girlfriends by mistake?

Ontario AgCast – Kevin McArter – Nobody has a better voice than an auctioneer

Show notes:

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