RealAg Radio, Feb 13: Pete in Kentucky, Costco's vegetables, and frustrating grain markets


Wednesday’s show is broadcast from the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky! On this episode, Shaun Haney is joined by guest co-host Peter “Wheat Pete” Johnson. When in the land of warmer weather, great bourbon, and the latest in farm machinery, these guys are bound to have a great time.

Today’s guests include:

  • Murad Al-Katib, the president, CEO and founder of AGT Food,s on his recent push to privatize the company and the investment in the Churchill port.
  • Oleen Smethurst, with Costco, on how Costco approaches the produce supply to ensure high quality and safety.
  • Steve Gorgey, of Allendale Inc., on the soybean and corn markets and how the lack of pricing moves is frustrating.
  • Jessica Toner of Toner Farms, a New Brunswick based potato grower, who sees value in moving up the value chain.
  • Shaun and Peter wrap up day one at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville.

If you have any feedback, comments or questions, you can email Shaun at [email protected] or phone the RealAg listener line and leave him a message at 855.776.6147.

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