RealAg Radio, Dec. 21: Cargill to sell Prairie Malt, GMO labeling, and an east/west economic divide


Just like that it’s December 21, and the holidays are officially here for the RealAgriculture team.

For today’s RealAg Radio, host, Shaun Haney and news lead, Jessika Guse have the top ag news stories of the day. A lot to cover today including Cargill selling 14 of its malt barley facilities, GMO labeling in the U.S., big economics divide on both sides of the country, the CCA says the number of Canadian producers raising EU-eligible beef has tripled in the past year, and how camelina is a good source of omega-3s.

A regular on the show, chief economist at Farm Credit Canada, J.P. Gervais joins Haney to discuss the economic factors that indicated a global slow down for next year. Another regular, Anne Wasko of the Gateway Livestock Exchange explains the latest in the beef markets.

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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