RealAg Radio, May 11: Trilateral meetings, oil prices, and news from The Hill

We’re starting off the show today with a quick look at the markets, and an update on the Association of Equipment Manufacturer’s latest report. Then:

  • Top Ag News – An update on the NAFTA trilateral meeting; Bill C-49; the future of the RFS; and more.
  • Buy or Sell – Kelvin Heppner is again in the hot seat, this time giving his thoughts on the price of oil; Minister MacAulay’s next step; and the Winnipeg Jets.
  • Oil Prices vs CDN Dollar – Farm Credit Canada’s chief economist J.P. Gervais talks current oil prices, forecasts, trade deficits, and the Canadian economy overall.
  • From The Hill – Kelsey Johnson of iPolitics joins the show to talk NAFTA, Bill C-49, and Minister MacAulay’s trip to China.

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]), or tweet us using #RealAgRadio.


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