RealAg Radio, Feb 19: BRM, group amalgamation, and the future of food


Today’s show starts with an update from host Shaun Haney on the continued controversy surrounding rail blockades. Then:

  • The future of business risk management (BRM) programs, with Jeff Nielsen, Grain Growers of Canada, and Jack Froese, Canadian Canola Growers;
  • Will we see more grower group amalgamations in the future? Fred Greig, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers, and Greg Fotheringham, chair of the National Sunflower Association of Canada, join to discuss the recent amalgamation of five Manitoba farm groups;
  • The future of food, with Michel Bakker, Google; and
  • Canadian Ag Day, collaborating, and looking forward, with Trevor Heck, Syngenta Canada.

Do you have feedback on the show? Connect with host Shaun Haney via email [email protected], on Twitter, by using the hashtag, #RealAgRadio, or give us a shout on the listener line, 1-855-776-6147.

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