RealAg Radio, August 23: Soybean trade aid, glyphosate lawsuits, & listener line comments

Thursday’s edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney:

  • Top ag news — Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay going on tour again, increasing number of glyphosate lawsuits, how depreciation of the Turkish lira is impacting the lentil market, NAFTA news and more.
  • Product spotlight: Tim Darragh of Bayer CropScience on the planned introduction of TruFlex canola in 2019
  • Wheat Pete’s Word, including discussion about fall cereal seeding plans, the impact of recent rain in Ontario and more, with Peter Johnson
  • Listener comments on the show itself, farmers’ role in building public trust, the impact in Canada of trade aid for U.S. soybean growers and more!

RealAg Radio airs every weekday afternoon at 4:30 pm eastern (2:30 pm mountain)on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM (and replays the following day at 7 am.)


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