Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, Ep. 4: Humour in Ads, Cuts to AAFC & Tooting Our Own Horn

In this riveting edition of Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, Shaun Haney and Lyndsey Smith tackle hard-hitting news items, like the new CWB ad and whether or not it’s funny and how PETA is apparently spying on ranchers, the only way they know how โ€” with humour and sarcasm.

In this segment, you’ll find out why Shaun is a stick in the mud when it comes to ranch rodeos, we tip our hats to the incredible efficiency of farmers at seeding time and we do actually get a little hot under the collar about significant cut backs at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. You’ll find all that and more in the video below!

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Agreed. Let’s see the plan for AAFC. A cut here and 6 cuts there seems to make a mess. Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association is asking Minister to get on the program and put more resources into grasses and forages. But these cuts seem to be doing considerable damage the human resources that support production on one third of Canada’s ag land. Is anyone listening?


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