RealAg Radio, March 2: Railways, resolutions, and the unintended consequences of Trump’s tariffs

Host Shaun Haney is broadcasting from Las Vegas for today’s episode of the show, covering:

  • Grain-by-rail – “It’s a crisis right now. The levels are astronomically bad. Farmers are banding together and we’re trying to get something done…” Daryl Fransoo, director for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, and Jeff Nielsen, president of Grain Growers of Canada, join Kelvin Heppner to talk rail issues.
  • Issues Panel – RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner and Lyndsey Smith join Shaun to talk railways; resolutions; the Liberal budget on agriculture; and President Trump’s announcement on steel and aluminum tariffs (and its unintended consequences).

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


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