RealAg Radio, June 12: The environmental story of ranching, Trump-Trudeau tension & plans for Churchill

Prime Minister Trudeau and Ag Minister MacAulay sit down with leaders from national supply-managed commodity groups in Ottawa on Tuesday (source: @JustinTrudeau, Twitter)

Tuesday’s RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney:

  • Plenty of ag news to discuss, with Kelvin Heppner, including the tension between Trump and Trudeau, the president’s attacks on supply management (see tweet below), Sonny Perdue’s upcoming visit to the MacAulay farm in PEI, new AEM equipment sales data, Nuffield scholars, & how gangs in Chile are taking advantage of increased global demand for avocados.
  • Murad Al-Katib, CEO of AGT Food & Ingredients, discusses the company’s role in the agreement-in-principle to acquire the Port of Churchill, as well updates on trade barriers with India and Italy
  • Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington-based analyst with Pro Farmer, on recent the turn in Canada-U.S. relations.

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

Send your thoughts and feedback to Shaun ([email protected]) or Kelvin ([email protected]), or tweet us using #RealAgRadio.

 

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