RealAg Radio, Mar 16: Agriculture online retail, dairy demand, and prioritizing tech time

Award-winning tenured professor of strategy at McMaster University, Nick Bontis, speaks to the TechTour LIVE audience in Red Deer, AB.

It’s the last day of TechTourLive with a final stop in Lethbridge, AB, and Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner still managed to find some quiet moments to talk top ag news, dairy demand, ag retail changes, and more. It’s also Kelvin’s birthday, so everyone wish him a happy birthday, please.

On today’s show:

  • Why Trump and Trudeau are getting on Shaun’s nerves
  • Top News — talking Big Box stores closing in the face of online retail, railway issues south of the border, and protein markets on the downturn
  • Equipment sale outlooks for 2018
  • Dairy demand from China being the life preserver of dairy markets
  • Bryce Eger explains how Corteva will work for farmers going forward
  • TechTour Live speaker Dr. Nick Bontis shares all he’s learned about agriculture after a week on the road across Western Canada

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


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