RealAg Radio, Oct 26: NAFTA leaks and horse race controversies

In today’s episode of the show:

  • Top Ag News – Milling wheat, durum and barley futures de-listed; India’s quest to be self-sufficient in pulse production; FieldView launches in Western Canada; Government of Manitoba prepares to release made-in-MB plan for carbon pricing; and Väderstad announces new CEO for SeedHawk.
  • Our own Kelvin Heppner joins Shaun for a conversation on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): leaks from a conversation between President Donald Trump and Republican Senators, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says U.S. asks may be a tough sell; the fate of Class 7 milk classifications; Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s optimism; and the art of “getting a better deal”.
  • RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin on the Ontario provincial government’s decision to end the Slots at Racetracks program.
  • Peter Johnson joins for this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word.

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


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