Ontario AgCast

Ontario AgCast – Maegan MacKimmie & SteveMcCabe from Grain Farmers of Ontario

 

Show Notes

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.

Ontario AgCast – Philip Shaw – Farmer, Economist, Speaker, Good Guy

Philip Shaw – Farmer, Economist, Speaker, 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

Ontario AgCast: Cody Creelman, Cow Vet

Dr. Cody Creelman received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with distinction in 2006 from the University of Alberta and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Cody grew up near Beaverlodge, Alberta on a commercial cow/calf operation and raised purebred Simmental cattle. Dr. Creelman joined Veterinary Agri-Health Services, in May 2011 as an associate veterinarian and now, as of 2013, is a managing partner. His professional interests include pathology, large animal surgery, cow/calf and feedlot production medicine. Since becoming a veterinarian Dr. Creelman has discovered a new passion, revolving around the use of mobile technology in the field. This includes consulting on veterinary application design projects as well as leveraging various social media platforms to market veterinary services.