RealAg Radio, April 19: Trump Targets Dairy, New Canola Council President, and the Viral Beaver

Canada’s dairy import rules are in the public spotlight today after President Trump referred to Canada in a speech in Wisconsin. Shaun and Kelvin discuss his remarks, and are joined by Alberta dairy producer Jeff Nonay to discuss the dispute over dairy market access.

Today’s show also includes the weekly Rocky Talk segment with Greg Blaszczak discussing field-based research, and a conversation with Joelle Faulkner, president and co-founder of Area One Farms, on their unique farm capital partnership model and the potential for expansion of agriculture in northern Ontario.

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