RealAg Radio, Sept 6: Surprise in interest hikes, concern over small business tax plans

The CX-6 smart seeder, on display at Canada's Farm Progress Show, June 2014. Photo by Debra Murphy.

On this Wednesday edition of the podcast, you’ll hear:

  • Top ag news stories: an update on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Bank of Canada raises interest rates for the second time in the same number of months, Liberals not planning to back down on small business tax proposal, ranchers affected by BC’s forest fires getting AgriRecovery assistance, AGCO purchases Precision Planting, IDEAL combines, StatsCan’s stocks report.

RelatedGetting crunched: Government squeezes on farms are adding up

  • CleanSeed’s Colin Rush joins Shaun Haney to talk about the CX6 (pictured above), which is set to hit fields this spring.
  • Marilyn Braun-Pollon, Canadian Federation of Independent Business – CFIB is a leader in the coalition formed to oppose tax changes. We’ll hear some of the details, and how these changes could impact farm businesses.

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

 

 

RealAgriculture News Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture's videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in what is happening in agriculture.

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