RealAg Radio, Oct 19: Canola markets, BASF's big purchase, and words that describe Trudeau


Today’s episode of the show begins with host Shaun Haney sharing some feedback from farmers on whether or not Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland is dropping the ball on North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. Also in the show:

  • Top Ag News – Young rancher James Hargrave loses his life in firefighting efforts, Finance Minister Bill Morneau proposes further changes to tax proposal, Saskatchewan crop report, Ontario Auditor General comes out with a Special Report on provincial government’s “creative” accounting, Canadians surveyed on their words to describe Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Soy Canada names new executive director, and some interesting news out of Viterra in Australia.
  • What does the BASF purchase of Bayer assets mean for Canada?
  • Chuck Penner, LeftField Commodities, joins to talk about the canola and pulse markets.
  • Peter Johnson, host of Wheat Pete’s Word, covers everything from late-harvesting corn to controlling Canada fleabane.

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