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Oct 29, 2014 | 09:15 1 <p><span style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; float: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display: inline !important; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px"><span style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; float: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display: inline !important; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">Very funny video of Wheat Harvest<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="394" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0i70ZUMz-2M" width="700"></iframe></span></span></p>
<p><span style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; float: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display: inline !important; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px"><span style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; float: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display: inline !important; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">Rick Mercer, host of the comedy show The Rick Mercer Report, and his crew spent 10 hours during the harvest season with the Banack family in Alberta, learning about their family operation, the wheat harvest, as well as the large pieces of machinery used in the process. Although Mercer’s show is based around comedy, he uses his platform to educate his audience about important issues, including where food comes from.</span><br style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px" />
<br style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px" />
<span style="white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; text-transform: none; float: none; color: rgb(0,0,0); font: 12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display: inline !important; letter-spacing: normal; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">“I’m always amazed when people don’t give much thought to where their food comes from, so I was thrilled to be able to show people this type of farming operation. Anything I can do to help there, I’m very excited about,” said Mercer about his experience on the Banack farm.</span> </span></p>
<p sizcache0649216725970388="4901.718281828459 292 5" sizset="false"><img class="align-full" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/n9CkP9pTfMNnZ3Lp-2FWteTHeFdKKIgX7aQHDEuGOoFCcSot30zZ7XuWiGPvjUrg02y zmfgF-ZYFBmwBoEsuO10qoAia4fiE/RickMercerWheatDiving.jpg" width="640" /></p> Reply With Quote
Oct 29, 2014 | 10:27 2 That was well done - you never know what to expect from Rick Reply With Quote
Oct 29, 2014 | 10:27 3 This was an excellent short feature on harvesting in Alberta and western Canada.

The family was very humble and accommodating to Rick and his crew. Hats off to the farmers, Rick, and CBC for a job well done.

Very positive spin Reply With Quote
gustgd's Avatar Oct 29, 2014 | 14:17 4 Good on Humphrey and the Bannock family for taking some time out of a very busy day to promote our industry. Reply With Quote
fjlip's Avatar Oct 29, 2014 | 16:23 5 Guess they don't "bag", with an open pile of wheat. Like the RMR cut in the crop. Reply With Quote
Oct 29, 2014 | 20:36 6 Nice Job Humphrey Reply With Quote
Oct 30, 2014 | 00:38 7 I second that motion. MC!

A great crew and job well done! Reply With Quote