Why don’t we talk about biofuels in Canada? Host Shaun Haney starts off the show contemplating the differences between the U.S. and Canada, and reading some of your thoughts.
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- USDA WASDE – Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner take us through some surprises, including corn ending stocks.
- Wheat Pete’s Word – Peter Johnson answers your agronomic questions.
- Pork: The Other Red Meat – Jayson Lusk, Purdue University, talks about a recent study he co-authored, covering the colour of pork preferred by customers, labeling, and the future of pork grading to match consumer tastes.
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Why don’t we talk about biofuels?
Why don’t Canadian farmers talk more about biofuel growth like their American peers? https://t.co/2nnluGgSoA
— Shaun Haney (@shaunhaney) May 10, 2018
Who was the main push behind biofuel in the US. Is it because our federal government isn’t endorsing it as much as other renewables? It’s a good question Shaun
— John Kowalchuk (@KowalchukFarms) May 10, 2018
Because we didn’t have a mountain of corn to work through?
— Eric Todd McLean (@Lean1Mclean) May 10, 2018
— Jim Hale (@farmerjim79) May 10, 2018
Because it’s a market that can’t stand on its own, needs a government prop ??
— Gord Ransom (@BigG_44) May 10, 2018
GFO was always a strong supporter of biofuels and the Canola groups have long worked on biodiesel scale up.
— Lindsey Ehman (@lindseyehman) May 10, 2018
In the west we don’t have good ethanol economics without huge govt support. Corn yields not high enough, and not enough nearby cattle for volume of DDG produced. Lanigan model best b/c low nat gas cost without drying Distillers Grain
— Rob Davies (@bsuns) May 10, 2018