A quick reminder from host Shaun Haney, as he starts off the show: the RealAg Hockey Pool deadline is coming up on October 23. Get your team in today. Also in today’s episode:

  • Top Ag News – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Premiers to continue a “charm offensive” on trade talks, U.S. politicians talking about how agriculture could help with deficits, dairy hogging the attention on trade, Canadian Federation of Agriculture applauding some of the federal government’s changes to proposed tax reform, frustration over commodity markets, award given out to “Africa’s Norman Borleaug”, and Jayson Lusk receives honours at World Food Prize event.
  • Kelvin’s Hot Picks
  • JP Gervais, chief economist with Farm Credit Canada, joins the show to talk about Chinese economic growth.
  • RealAg Roundtable – RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner and former Member of Parliament Gerry Ritz join Shaun to retiring from politics, trade negotiations, and the Liberals’ changes to tax reform proposals.

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