RealAg Radio, Nov 2: Cannabis policy on the farm, optimism in cattle markets, and China trade talks

It’s FRIDAY! on RealAg Radio with a full slate of topics and guests.

To open the show, Shaun discusses the Trump tweet on China trade talks and whether there will be a deep change or shallow deal.

Jade Reeve of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council on what the legalization of cannabis means for your farm and your HR plan. We discuss what does your HR policy need to say about cannabis use? Can you drug test? What rights do employees and employers have?

Anne Wasko will talk cattle markets in the beef market update.  Anne discusses, cash prices, basis levels, live cattle exports and halloween costumes.

Ron Osbourne of Farmers Edge talks about their recent partnership with Global Ag Risk.



Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney


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