RealAg Radio, August 31: Ritz retires, StatsCan reports, and Perdue pressed on NAFTA

It’s already Thursday, and in this episode of RealAg Radio, Shaun Haney covers:

  • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was pressed at Farm Progress Show in Illinois yesterday on the conflicting messages surrounding NAFTA negotiation.
  • StatsCan production report released this morning. DLN Agventures’ Dwight Nichol joins Haney to talk about the numbers. The two talk durum at just over 28bu/ac, which Nichol says makes it an outlier, along with oats, which is predicted at around 90bu/ac. They also discuss why some people are finding canola so shocking in the report, the story in lentils, and more.
  • “It’s time to reconnect with my family.” Gerry Ritz has announced his retirement from politics. He joins RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner to discuss the move and what he’s most proud of from his time as Minister.
  • Shout out to Wheat Pete’s Word.

Catch RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM!

 

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