RealAg Radio, June 5: Saying 'bye to Monsanto, the impact of steel tariffs on ag manufacturers, & pork trade disruption


Tuesday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney — highlights, in order:

  • Bayer set to retire Monsanto’s name and brand
  • Top ag news, including President Trump wanting to split NAFTA into bilaterals, AGCO responds to Deere lawsuit, and CPTPP legislation expected soon
  • Robin Speer on the upcoming Plaid for Dad prostate cancer awareness day on June 15th
  • Rick Bergmann, chair of the Canadian Pork Council, en route to the World Pork Expo in Iowa on the market for Canadian pork and concerns about changes in trade policy
  • Leah Olson, president of the Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada, discusses the impact of the steel and aluminum tariff escalation between Canada and the U.S. and what it means for Canadian farm equipment makers.

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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