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Maritime AgCast

Maritime AgCast

By Maritime Agcast
Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), is the host of Maritime AgCast - the industry’s newest podcast based on discussions of important topics for livestock farmers with local, regional and national guests.

This podcast will air episodes monthly, ranging in topic from disease management, forage and pasture management, bull selection and many others!
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Episode 4: BCRC Decision-Making Tools: Carrying Capacity Calculator and Evaluating Feed Test Results

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New Entrants Ag - How Do You Sleep At Night?
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with producers Rebecca Archibald and Jillian Bent about their entrance into agriculture! Producer: Amy Langille (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Amy Langille of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
45:46
September 13, 2022
Episode 48: Season 2 Recap: Catching Up With Old Friends
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Amy Higgins, Maritime Beef Council, and Ashley Anderson, Agri-Commodity Management Association, about the Season 2 highlights and what's to come in Season 3! Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
48:17
July 19, 2022
Episode 47: OFCAF - Adapting to On-Farm Climate Challenges
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Rosalie Gillis-Madden, Perennia, about the newly opened On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) Program.  Additional information on OFCAF can be found at https://ofcaf.perennia.ca/. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
33:25
July 05, 2022
Episode 46: Community Pastures: Supporting Industry Development and Expansion
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Dean Manning, Manning Family Farm, William Versteeg, Retired Dairy Producer, & Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about community pastures in Nova Scotia. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
42:52
June 21, 2022
Episode 45: Practical Approaches to Addressing Climate Change: Living Labs
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Carolyn Marshall, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, about Living Labs, focusing on the four projects: Cover Crops in Perennial Crops, Cover Crops in Annual Crops, Land Swap & Riparian Zones and Shelterbelts. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
39:22
June 07, 2022
Episode 44: Brand New Farmers: Succeeding in Agriculture With no Experience
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Dan and Mandy daCosta and Adam Steeves, Nova Scotia producers, about being new entrants to agriculture and learning as they go. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
42:45
May 24, 2022
Episode 43: How Inflation and Interest Rates Impact Farm Financing
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Jon Jonsson and Andrew Poehl, both of Royal Bank of Canada, about how inflation and interest rates can affect farm finances. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
39:00
May 10, 2022
Episode 42: Forage Harvesting and Storage Programs
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with John Duynisveld, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Katie Trottier and Shane Wood, both of Perennia, about forage harvesting, storage, and testing. A previous forage-based episode featuring John and Katie was released in November 2021: Episode 31: Preparing a Feeding Management Plan.  The referenced 2022 Nova Scotia Soil, Pasture & Forage Management Program is available on the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers website.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
40:30
April 26, 2022
Episode 41: PigTrace - Understanding the Importance of Pig Traceability in Canada
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Jeff Clark, PigTrace, discussing the importance of pig traceability in Canada. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
41:18
April 12, 2022
Episode 40: Understanding How Hog Prices Are Established in Canada
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Darcy Fitzgerald, Alberta Pork, and Phyllis MacCallum, Canadian Pork Council (at the time of the recording), discussing how Canadian hog prices are established. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
49:45
March 29, 2022
Episode 39: Programs and Tools for Environmental Stewardship
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Thomas Harrington, Perennia, and Trevor Davison, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, discussing the Agri-Environmental Program (AEP) and the Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) program, and what these mean for your farm.  More information on the above discussion can be found by visiting the following links:  Above Ground Burial Project (AGB) Meeting - SDSU Extension Nova Scotia Agri-Environmental Program Nova Scotia Environmental Farm Plan  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
47:58
March 15, 2022
Episode 38: Practical Approaches to Farm Management - A Producer Perspective: Part II
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, continues his discussion with producers Joseph Leck and Ryan McCarron. discussing approaches and methods they use when making decisions relating to farm management. The first part of this conversation can be heard in Episode 36: Practical Approaches to Farm Management - A Producer Perspective. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
36:42
March 01, 2022
Episode 37: Managing Risks
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Agri-Business Insurance Broker, Andrew Nielsen, Caldwell Roach, about the insurance options available for farms, and managing the risks of varying situations that could arise on farm. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
50:14
February 15, 2022
Episode 36: Practical Approaches to Farm Management - A Producer Perspective
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with producers Joseph Leck and Ryan McCarron. discussing approaches and methods they use when making decisions relating to farm management. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
32:46
February 01, 2022
Episode 35: Early Calf Health
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Dr. Shawn McKenna, University of Prince Edward Island, and Les Halliday, Government of Prince Edward Island, discussing early calf health & cross-breeding management, including breeding strategy, colostrum/early feeding & early vaccinations. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
46:13
January 18, 2022
Episode 34: Preparing for an Emergency
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Dr. Wilma Schenkels, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, Dr. Andrew Morrison, Nova Scotia Department of Environment, and Todd Bergen-Henengouwen, Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) Project, discussing why an emergency preparedness plan is critical for the farm, as well as how to begin creating this plan. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
40:56
January 04, 2022
Episode 33: Getting to Know the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-off Agency
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Melinda German and Chad Ross, both of the Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency, discussing how beef check-off is collected in Canada, and how check-off dollars are allocated. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
37:39
December 21, 2021
Episode 32: Buying Local (Replay)
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Janette McDonald, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, Ruth Mathewson, Woolies of Upperbrook Farm and Susan Hamilton, Wild Pasture Farm, about the importance of supporting and buying local. This episode was originally released in December 2020.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
33:17
December 08, 2021
Episode 31: Preparing a Feeding Management Plan
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with John Duynisveld, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Katie Trottier, Perennia, about forage testing and preparing a feed management plan. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
27:16
November 30, 2021
Episode 30: Female Leaders in the Industry
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Carolyn Van Den Heuvel, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, and producers Alicia King, Six Maples Farm, and Amy VanderHeide, Coldbrook Farms Ltd., discussing their roles as female leaders in the agriculture industry. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
38:03
November 16, 2021
Episode 29: NSIA: Professionals in Agriculture
Host and P.Ag. Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with fellow Agrologists, NSIA President Maxine MacLean, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, Councilor Caitlin Congdon, Perennia, & member Kamryn Findlay, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, discussing their roles as professionals in the industry & value they see as being NSIA members. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
45:41
November 02, 2021
Episode 28: Farm Management in Canada: Understanding How the Farm is a Business
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Heather Watson, Farm Management Canada, Cedric MacLeod, MacLeod Agronomics, and producer Adam Steeves about farm management practices, with a business approach. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
50:54
October 19, 2021
Episode 27: Swine Health: Preventing African Swine Fever
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, continues his discussion with Dr. Egan Brockhoff, Prairie Swine Health Services, and Heather McLean, Perennia, discussing the devastating effects of African Swine Fever & how to do your part to prevent it from entering your farm. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
36:13
October 05, 2021
Episode 26: Maritime Farmers' Markets
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Justin Cantafio, Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia, Byron Petrie, Charlottetown Farmers’ Market, and Stacey Russell, Fredericton Boyce Farmers’ Market, about the consumer/producer connections made through the markets, and how the weekly markets operate. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
53:03
September 21, 2021
Episode 25: Swine Health: Recognizing Common Pig Challenges
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, chats with Dr. Egan Brockhoff, Prairie Swine Health Services, and Heather McLean, Perennia, to discuss the importance of ensuring pigs are at their optimal health, with tips of what to watch for as potential warning signs of disease, as well as covering handling techniques. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
27:29
September 07, 2021
Episode 24: Season 1 Recap
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Ashley Anderson, Maritime AgCast Producer, and repeat-guest Amy Higgins, Maritime Beef Council, about how the podcast came to be and highlighting this season’s episodes, with a look ahead to season 2. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
34:31
August 17, 2021
Episode 23: Nova Scotia Wild Blueberry Production and Harvesting
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Peter Burgess, Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia, Peter Swinkels, Doug Bragg Enterprises Ltd., and Peter Van Dyk, Van Dyk’s by Nature, to discuss wild blueberry production and harvesting in Nova Scotia.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
47:21
July 20, 2021
Episode 22: Getting to know the beef and pork Promotion and Research Agencies
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Melinda German, Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency, and John Ross, Canadian Pork Council, about the beef and pork Promotion & Research Agencies. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
49:60
July 06, 2021
Episode 21: Intro to Small Scale Pork Production (Part II) - Feeding and Processing
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), continues his conversation with Heather McLean, Perennia, about raising weaned pigs - through growing and finishing, focusing on feeding, transport and processing. To hear the first part of this conversation, please listen to Episode 18: Intro to Small Scale Pork Production – Housing and Care. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
31:28
June 22, 2021
Episode 20: Preventing, Managing & Treating Sheep Parasites
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Gwyneth Jones, Dr. Ted Semple, Maritime Genetics, and Holly Hines, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, about the prevention, management and treatment of parasites within sheep. Additional Resources: · Handbook for the Control of Internal Parasites of Sheep and Goats (University of Guelph) · Using Fecal Egg Counts for Parasite Management – Holly Hines · Student Microscope – Amazon Canada · Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia – Parasite Control Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
44:45
June 08, 2021
Episode 19: Regulatory Components of Abattoirs
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Shelly MacDonald, Perennia, and Wayne Oulton, Oulton’s Meats and Martock Glen Farm, about the regulatory components of abattoirs. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
37:36
May 25, 2021
Episode 18: Intro to Small Scale Pork Production - Housing and Care
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Heather McLean, Perennia, about raising weaned pigs - through growing and finishing, focusing on housing, feeding and care. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
29:20
May 11, 2021
Episode 17: Sheep Disease Management
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Wilma Schenkels, Chief Veterinary Officer, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, and Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about disease management within sheep. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
38:06
April 27, 2021
Episode 16: Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+)
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Amy Higgins, Maritime Beef Council, and Dean Manning, Nova Scotia Cow-Calf Producer, about the benefits of being VBP+ certified.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
23:40
April 13, 2021
Episode 15: Advance Payments Program (APP)
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with fellow ACMA co-worker, Kara Saville, Program Delivery Manager, about the Advance Payments Program (APP). Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
18:36
March 30, 2021
Episode 14: Beef Cattle Disease Management
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Wilma Schenkels, Chief Veterinary Officer, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, and Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about disease management within beef cattle. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
36:59
March 16, 2021
Episode 13: Understanding the Benefits of Live Beef Carcass Ultrasound
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Amy Higgins, Maritime Beef Council, Jasper Munro, AgSights and Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about the benefits of performing live beef carcass ultrasound on cattle within your breeding herd. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
55:48
March 02, 2021
Episode 12: Improving Lamb Survival (Part II)
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with repeat guest Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about techniques to potentially improve lamb survival, focusing on the process of reversing hypothermia in lambs. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
38:23
February 16, 2021
Episode 11: Bull Selection
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Amy Higgins, Maritime Beef Council, Jasper Munro, AgSights and Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about what buyers should be looking for when selecting a bull. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
53:39
February 02, 2021
Episode 10: Improving Lamb Survival
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with repeat guest Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about production methods which could be introduced on the farm to potentially improve lamb survival. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
41:36
January 19, 2021
Episode 9: VCPR and Herd Health Program
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Wilma Schenkels, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture, and Jonathan Wort, Perennia, about the importance of having a Veterinary-Client-Patient-Relationship (VCPR) and Herd Health Program on the farm.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
28:54
January 05, 2021
Episode 8: BCRC Decision-Making Tools Part II: Introduction to Record Keeping & Benchmarking and Cow-Calf Performance Indicator
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Ellen Crane of the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) in a continued conversation from October 2020 of BCRC's online Decision Making Tools, highlighting the Introduction to Record Keeping & Benchmarking and Cow-Calf Performance Indicator.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
26:03
December 15, 2020
Episode 7: Buying Local
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Janette McDonald, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, Ruth Mathewson, Woolies of Upperbrook Farm and Susan Hamilton, Wild Pasture Farm, about the importance of supporting and buying local. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
37:59
December 01, 2020
Episode 6: Grazing and Pasture Management
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Cedric MacLeod, MacLeod Agronomics, and John Duynisveld, Agriculture Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), about grazing and pasture management practices.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
44:29
November 17, 2020
Episode 5: Cost of Production - Getting Started With Data Recording
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Cedric MacLeod of MacLeod Agronomics about the cost of production and the importance of data recording, peer groups and benchmarking.   Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
44:04
November 03, 2020
Episode 4: BCRC Decision-Making Tools: Carrying Capacity Calculator and Evaluating Feed Test Results
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Ellen Crane of the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) about their online Decision Making Tools, highlighting the Carrying Capacity Calculator and Tool for Evaluating Feed Test Results. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
24:32
October 20, 2020
Episode 3: Sorghum Sudan Grass as Forage
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Ryan McCarron of Carrondale Cattle Company about his season growing and harvesting Sorghum Sudan grass, as well as his plans for stored winter forage.   Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
27:15
October 06, 2020
Episode 2: Costs and Benefits of Vaccinating Feeder Cattle
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA), chats with Dr. Shawn McKenna, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Jonathan Wort, Perennia, and Ellen Crane, Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC), about the costs and benefits of vaccinating feeder cattle.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
46:39
September 22, 2020
Episode 1: Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA) Staff - September 8, 2020
Host Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association (ACMA) Executive Director, chats with fellow employees Kara Saville, Program Delivery Manager, and Ashley Anderson, Industry Coordinator, about ACMA roles and responsibilities.  Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Ashley Anderson of ACMA and Michael Boyd of Podcast Atlantic (michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com) Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer and "Smoke in a Box" by Micah Dahl Anderson (ArchesAudio.com)
19:28
September 08, 2020
Episode 0: Introduction of Maritime AgCast - July 27, 2020
Episode Description Brad McCallum, Agri-Commodity Management Association, introduces Maritime AgCast, the industry’s newest podcast based on discussions of important topics for livestock farmers with local, regional and national guests. Maritime AgCast is set to launch Tuesday, September 8th, 2020. Producer: Ashley Anderson (ACMA) 7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, Nova Scotia, B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 Visit us: agricommodity.ca Follow us: Facebook and Twitter: @MaritimeAgCast Email us at: aanderson@agricommodity.ca or bmccallum@agricommodity.ca Host: Brad McCallum Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic Edited by: Michael Boyd of Podcast Atlantic michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Music: “Neon Lights” by Matt Weidauer (ArchesAudio.com)
01:08
July 28, 2020