RealAg Radio, July 28: Wheat yields, NAFTA wish list, & Japanese beef tariffs


Friday’s edition of RealAg Radio with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner — highlights:

  • Anne Wasko on the climbing Canadian dollar and the impact of Japan announcing increased tariffs on beef as of August 1;
  • Neil Townsend of FarmLink Marketing Solutions on the U.S. wheat tour yield estimate and why he thinks prices have yet to fully reflect the extent of drought impact on Western Canadian wheat;
  • Shaun and Kelvin discuss what Canada’s wish list for agriculture might look like ahead of the NAFTA negotiations, as Ag Minister MacAulay wraps up a week talking trade in Oregon and Idaho;
  • The logistical challenge and risk McDonald’s faces in delivering fresh beef to its restaurants.

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