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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 bi-weekly, ranging in topic from disease management, forage and pasture management, bull selection and many others!
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Episode 5: Cost of Production - Getting Started With Data Recording

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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 2, 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 2, 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 5, 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 1, 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 3, 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 6, 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 8, 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