RealAg Radio, Dec. 11: The market's "immediately" cloud, sharp sheep price declines & buying food based on GHG emissions


It’s a lively Tuesday on the show which includes the following:

  • Shaun Haney starts the show focusing on the worst case scenario for Canadian agriculture in the Huawei CFO arrest.
  • Jessika Guse has the the top ag news of the day which includes McDonald’s announcing its antibiotic policy, the U.S. and China — will there ever be a trade truce, various groups across Canada gain intervenor status on carbon fight, ADAMA kicks off its third annual “Thank a retailer” campaign which gives back to the community, Bunge CEO to step down and FCC Funds 233 clubs across Canada through ongoing partnership with 4-H
  • If you are buying food based on the environmental impact, are you making choices that are actually good for you healthwise? Some new data says not likely.
  • Ted Seifried of Zaner Ag Hedge speaks with Shaun about the markets mood heading into the holiday season. After a recap of the Chicago Bears game Shaun and Ted dig deep into what it will take to break the markets free of the “immediately” cloud.
  • Marc Carere, chair of the Ontario Sheep Farmers talks about the recent sharp decline in prices facing the industry. Also how do sheep producers manage risk since there are no futures market.

Do you have something to say about agriculture in Canada? Maybe you want us to shine line on an agriculture issue happening near you? Let us know by calling the RealAg Radio listener line at 855-776-6147 or send Shaun an email at [email protected]

RealAg Radio airs every weekday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. MT) on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM.

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