RealAg Radio, April 15: Set-aside programs, a boost to CFIA, and exports post COVID-19


We just want to say thank-you from everyone at RealAgriculture for tuning into our mid-week show! On today’s episode of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear:

  • The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney;
  • RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith pops in for a quick recap of agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau’s video press conference;
  • Dennis Laycraft of the Canadian Cattleman’s Association (CCA) on why the CCA is pushing for the set-aside program, much like the program that was implemented during the post-BSE years; and
  • Al Mussell, research lead with Agri-Food Economic Systems, on a look past COVID-19 and what the export environment could look like for Canada, post-crisis.

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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