RealAg Radio, Aug 9: Smoky skies, retro paint schemes, & USDA report preview

On Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner:

  • Would you spend extra for equipment with a retro or classic paint scheme?
  • Sask. Ag Minister Lyle Stewart announces he’s stepping down to seek treatment after cancer diagnosis
  • Product spotlight: Darrin Hicks of Corteva discusses the company’s canola portfolio plans under Brevant Seeds, including plans to add LibertyLink canola
  • Wheat Pete responds to agronomic questions and observations in this week’s Word
  • Matthew Pot of Grain Perspectives previews Friday’s USDA report — the first report where there will be no media lock-up (will this change how the market digests the numbers?), and possible scenarios for the Canadian dollar

Join us for RealAg Radio every weekday afternoon at 4:30 eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM!


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