TWORA — 59,000 Job Vacancies, Ag Safety Week & the Surging Loonie — Mar 17

A shortage of workers is limiting Canada’s economic potential, especially in agriculture. Annual farm cash receipt losses to Canadian producers due to job vacancies are $1.5 billion, according to a report released this week. Postmedia columnist Andrew Coyne was the opening keynote speaker at the “Growing the AgriWorkforce Summit” in Winnipeg and he joins us for this week’s TWORA podcast.

The Canadian dollar has flirted with 77 cents US, it’s Ag Safety Week, and planting season is around the corner — here’s this week’s ag news podcast:

 

RealAgriculture News Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture’s videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in what is happening in agriculture.


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