RealAg Radio, July 10: Dairy tour accident, making yield estimates, & living for the moment

The July 10th edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. Topics and guests include:

  • Tragic news after Henk and Bettina Schuurmans, dairy farmers from Elmira, Ontario, were involved in a collision with a semi near Saskatoon on the “Canadian Milk Tour” on Monday
  • Ag news (with Kelvin Heppner), including the Canadian Milk Tour accident, a likely interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada on Wednesday, an update on the review of business risk management programs (eg. AgriStability) and more
  • Wendell Schumm, host of the Ontario Agcast, on the tragic end of the Canadian Milk Tour, the Schuurmans’ story, and how people can help (here’s the link to the GoFundMe page.)
  • Brennan Turner of FarmLead joins Shaun to discuss today’s weakness in canola and wheat markets and yield prospects with harvest around the corner.

RealAg Radio can be heard every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.


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