RealAg Radio, March 6: Trade deficits, blockchain possibilities and producers in politics

Kelvin Heppner is digging out from Manitoba’s much-desired blanket of snow today. But not without taking a break to sit in the host chair. Today’s episode of the show covers:

  • Top Ag News;
  • Spring nitrogen planning with Rigas Karamanos, senior agronomist with Koch Agronomic Services;
  • Trade deficits and the North American Free Trade Agreement with former USDA chief economist Joe Glauber;
  • Blockchain possibilities in agriculture, with Elaine Kub, author of Mastering the Grain Markets;
  • Sharing your farm story with politicians, with Saskatchewan rancher Adrienne Ivey.

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


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