RealAg Radio, August 21: Wheat market, grain elevator fire, & what does an MP do all summer?

On Tuesday’s show, with host Shaun Haney:

  • similarities between farm succession planning and trade talks — both require clarity for progress
  • top ag news with Kelvin Heppner, including a NAFTA update, Outback Guidance sale, grain elevator fire in Crystal City, and more
  • Conservative associate shadow ag minister John Barlow on whether supply management will come up at the upcoming Conservative Party policy convention this week, rural crime, and what does an MP do all summer besides attend parades and pancake breakfasts?
  • Dwight Nichol of DLN AgVentures on wheat yield and protein results, speculation about Russian export restrictions and more, with wheat harvest underway.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday at 4:30pm eastern on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM!


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