RealAg Radio, Oct 23: Carbon tax plan, food prices and managing risk

It was a big day on the show today as Jessika Guse celebrates her first three months at RealAgriculture.  Prime Minister Trudeau lays out the details of his federal carbon tax plan, Bayer suffers setback in its California court case and 4-H designates some award winners.

Saskatchewan farmer Kristjan Herbert joins the show to chat about managing risk on your farm and the different kinds that growers face.

Kevin Grier of Kevin Grier Consulting on the StatsCan’s food price report and what it means for Canadians at the grocery store and restaurant.

 

 

 

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