RealAg Radio, July 5: Ag hall of famers, trucking challenges, & learning how to take a break

Welcome to Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. Today’s show:

  • How well do you vacation or take breaks to re-energize?
  • Top ag news, with Kelvin Heppner: Canadian Ag Hall of Fame announces its 2018 class, Chinese tariffs to take effect on U.S. goods on Friday, heat wave continues in Ontario and Quebec, bullish wheat market news from Europe, & more
  • Wheat Pete’s Word — from corn yield potential to aphid concerns, Peter Johnson answers your agronomic questions
  • Heather Long, economic correspondent with the Washington Post, joins Shaun to the labour shortage in the North American trucking industry and the impact it has, as well as the implementation of electronic log rule in the U.S.

RealAg Radio can be heard every weekday at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM (and replayed at 7am eastern the following weekday.)


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