RealAg Radio, Sept 26: Trade, bioscience and global food security


Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are covering the Agricultural BioScience International Conference and North American Free Trade Agreement talks this week, but that doesn’t stop them from getting together for this Tuesday edition of the radio show.

In today’s episode:

  • Top Ag News – NAFTA (and dairy/automobile sectors) in question period, new political poll shows Conservatives ahead, the idea of ‘fairness’, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food responds to criticism from across the floor, writing letters, an update on weather conditions, coalition forms between independent agriculture retailers.
  • NuFarm’s Boyd Bergstrum joins to talk about using Blackhawk as a fall spray.
  • Tracey Maconachie, a chairperson of the ABIC organizing committee, on the purpose of the conference, communicating bioscience, and global food security.
  • Haney talks taxes, oilseed crush, and cattle markets.
  • Erin Armstrong, Canterra Seeds, talks about her role at the company, ABIC, and her presentation at the conference — partnerships.

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

Wake up with RealAgriculture

Subscribe to our daily newsletters to keep you up-to-date with our latest coverage every morning.

Wake up with RealAgriculture

Categories: Podcasts / RealAg Radio

Other Episodes

RealAg Radio (view all)Season 2 (2017) Episode 63

Please register to read and comment.


Register for a RealAgriculture account to manage your Shortcut menu instead of the default.