RealAg Radio, Dec 1: Ethanol, economics, and the opioid epidemic

There’s a great deal of focus on trade in China now. Could we become the first G7 nation to secure a bilateral trade deal? Host Shaun Haney starts us out with a summary of what’s happening on that front, and the potential opportunities (and challenges) there.

Also in today’s episode of the show:

  • Top Ag News
  • Where will soybean acres go in 2018?
  • What should you store and what should you sell?
  • The opioid epidemic isn’t just something urban dwellers should be concerned about — rural communities are struggling too.
  • An analysis of newly published economic data with Farm Credit Canada’s chief economist, JP Gervais.

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


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