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

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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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