RealAg Radio, April 17: U.S. dairy struggles, Northgate’s inland terminal, and geopolitical risk in the markets

It’s been a difficult, if not devastating spring season for many livestock producers. Host Shaun Haney starts off the show with a shout-out to everyone dealing with adverse winter conditions. Then:

  • Top Ag News
  • How bad is the situation for U.S. dairy producers? Anna Lisa Laca, online and business editor for Farm Journal’s Milk and TopProducer, joins the show to talk about “staggering” survey numbers.
  • A different take on the grain backlog, with Robert Day, president and CEO of Ceres Global Ag.
  • What can we expect for corn, beans and canola as we get a little closer to planting? Brennan Turner, president and CEO of FarmLead, joins the show to talk rail, politics and markets.

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

Send your thoughts and feedback to Shaun ([email protected]) or Kelvin ([email protected]). 


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