RealAg Radio, July 12: Interest rate hike, $20/acre carbon taxes & Wheat Pete’s Word

Tuesday’s RealAg Radio podcast, hosted by Kelvin Heppner and Kara Oosterhuis, featuring:

  • Some rain across the prairies – helpful, or too late?;
  • Matthew Pot on today’s Bank of Canada announcement, and how the grain markets are impacted by it;
  • Todd Lewis of Agriculture Producers Association of Saskatchewan on carbon tax position and the carbon summit that’s happening in Saskatoon this week;
  • Rocky Talk… What’s new for Case IH in 2017 and;
  • Wheat Pete’s Word comes a day early… Peter Johnson talks corn fungicides, fertilizer strategies, and how to capitalize on protein premiums with your wheat.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday at 3pm CST on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

 

Kelvin Heppner

Kelvin Heppner is a field editor and radio host for RealAgriculture and RealAg Radio. He's been reporting on agriculture on the prairies and across Canada since 2008(ish). He farms with his family near Altona, Manitoba, and is on Twitter at @realag_kelvin. @realag_kelvin

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paul heglund

Autonomous tractors; why do engineers concentrate on taking the fun jobs away from farmers. What we need robots for is nasty jobs like data analysis or fencing or going to meetings.

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