RealAg Radio, Nov 17: Ag economics, tough tractors and TPP

The traveling (and exhausted) RealAg crew is in Manchester, UK today, for a quick stop on their way home. Today, on the show:

  • JP Gervais, chief economist with Farm Credit Canada, talks about markets, and how Canada is looking for exports.
  • An interview from earlier in the week on an armoured tractor on display at Agritechnica.
  • John Masswohl, director of government and international relations with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, to talk about what happened last week at the Trans Pacific Partnership meetings (did Prime Minister Trudeau really skip out?), and what we can expect for Round 5.

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