RealAg Radio, July 7: Falling food prices, hybrid rye for whisky, & growing drought concerns

Episodes:

Here’s Friday’s edition of RealAg Radio, hosted by Kara Oosterhuis and Kelvin Heppner:

  • With current heatwave, concerns about drought and heat stress are mounting.
  • Kevin Grier chats with Kelvin about the 9-month run of food price deflation in Canada, as well as the uptick in consumer spending on food.
  • John Malott of Hiram Walker discusses what’s new in whisky-making and how it ties in with new hybrid rye varieties available to growers.
  • As part of the TechTour series, Manitoba farmer Landon Friesen discusses applications for drones beyond the epic photography.

RealAg Radio returns at 4pm eastern on Monday on Rural Radio 147 (the replay also airs every weekday morning.)

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