RealAg Radio, Nov. 19: Hybrid wheat future in limbo, Agribition, and new mental health initiative

The Honourable Gerry Ritz get the honour to officially open Agrribition by burning in the brand!

On today’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney talks to our in-house agronomist Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson. The pair go over the ups and downs of the Ontario harvest and how some farmers are still trying to get the crop off.

News with Guse is back, and Jessika and Shaun have all the top ag news stories of the day including Syngenta potentially stopping its development of hybrid wheat in North America. Also, as Jessika is based in Regina, Sask., where else would she be — of course, it’s Agribition this week. She shares what’s new at the event this year.

Then, Canadian National (CN) Director of grain marketing, David Przednowek will be talking about grain movement and how the railways are performing.

For today’s product spotlight, Ryan Blasiak of Case IH explains his company’s new technology that uses sensors to program the combine.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday at 4:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. MT) on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM! Get involved with the show by calling the RealAg Radio listener line (855-776-6147) and via Twitter by using the hashtag, #RealAgRadio.

 

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