RealAg Radio, Jan 6: SWAC Wrap-Up, Gene Editing, Carbon Sequestering & Why Shootouts Suck

Lyndsey Smith at the Southwest Agricultural Conference. Photo credit: Bernard Tobin, 2017

Still recovering from Canada’s shootout loss last night, Shaun and Kelvin catch up on the latest ag news, including Ted Menzies’ resignation from CropLife Canada due to health reasons, an update on the bovine TB situation in Western Canada and the latest job numbers in Canada and the U.S.

Bern and Lyndsey recap the Southwest Ag Conference, held in Ridgetown this week, Mario Tenuta of the University of Manitoba joins Kelvin to discuss how carbon sequestration on farms fits into the whole carbon tax picture, and Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer, outlines the company’s plans for the latest CRISPR gene editing technology.

It’s another jam-packed edition of RealAg Radio. Enjoy!

(The show will be on the road next week at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon. Hope to see you there!)

 

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