RealAg Radio, Oct 5: Port capacity, trade boxing and “kidding” in Question Period

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Here’s Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, featuring:

  • Top Ag News – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s response to why the Liberal government didn’t extend the consultation process on proposed tax changes; points for creativity in Question Period; the death of Energy East; the Saskatchewan crop report; a number of farmers surprised by their yields; and changes in the independent retailer landscape.
  • Think of a creative team name and join the recently launched RealAg Hockey Pool!
  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue compares North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations to a boxing match. What? Is the U.S. looking for a knock out?
  • David Przednowek of CN Rail on the recent surge in investment in West Coast port capacity and what it means for getting grain to overseas customers.
  • Wheat Pete with this week’s Word.

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


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Wheat Pete’s Word, March 21: Nitrogen timing, split-S, and the impact of cereal rye before corn

In today's episode of Wheat Pete's Word, host and resident agronomist for RealAgriculture, Peter Johnson, catches up on topics ranging from nitrogen application timing to cereal rye before corn. Find a summary of today’s show topics and times below the audio. Have a question you’d like Johnson to address? Or some yield results to send…Read more »


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