RealAg Radio, Oct 24: Ag Powerball, combine capacity, and seed dormancy


Wednesday’s show saw something for everyone in agriculture.

Jessika Guse has the top ag news stories of the day including reaction from farm groups on the carbon tax plan, the Bank of Canada raises the key rate by 25 basis points to 1.75% and what would you buy if you won the Powerball of $1.5 billion.

Louis Melanson from CASE IH is RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney’s guest on Rocky Talk to talk about the 2018 harvest and what he has seen across the prairies.

Mike Adams, host of Adams on Agriculture (AOA) discusses the US harvest progress, the trade battle with China, farmer sentiment of USMCA and whether the farm bill will ever be completed.

Sarah Foster from 2020 Seed Labs on seed dormancy levels being concerning in Western Canada due to the snow that covered the prairies a few short weeks ago.

Finally, Shaun brings up the key issues that are impacting your decision on what is the right amount of combine capacity on your farm to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency given the cost requirements.

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