RealAg Radio, Jan 5: Seed tests, beef markets and the push for a meat sin tax


Host Shaun Haney starts off the show with a discussion around chaos — increasing political division — and the importance in keeping an open mind, and working towards compromise. Then:

  • Top Ag News
  • What hidden surprises could be lurking in your seed? Sarah Foster, 20/20 Seed Labs, joins to talk about the importance of testing seed samples.
  • Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock joins for the Beef Market Update, talking basis (and what’s riving it) and expected consumption numbers for 2018.
  • Could a meat sin tax be on its way to Canada? Sylvain Charlebois, professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University joins the show.

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