RealAg Radio, May 16: Summer weather outlook, wheat class concerns & the advantages of napping

Nap time! (Yes, the vehicle was parked when this was taken).

Shaun Haney kicks off today’s show sharing feedback about how taking a nap can help productivity on the farm before getting into the following topics and conversations:

  • Today’s ag news, including the looming NAFTA deadline, wildfires in the Prairie Provinces, GFO’s Ontario election wish-list and more with Kelvin Heppner;
  • Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc brings weather outlook for spring and summer in eastern and western Canada;
  • Tom Steve of Alberta Wheat on the Canadian Grain Commission’s recent decision to move some popular spring wheat varieties from the CWRS class;
  • Jim Wood of Rocky Mountain Equipment on the first four months of 2018 in the machinery business, as part of Rocky Talk

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday at 4pm eastern (and the replay at 7am) on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM. 


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