What’s top of mind on the policy front this week? Well, there are some fireworks over grocery store prices and what’s really driving food costs, a plant breeding technique is edging ever-closer to the finish line, and farmers are weighing in on a proposed grain company acquisition.
On this episode of RealAg Politics, host Shaun Haney is joined by:
- Krista Thomas, Canada Grains Council, on the canadian government’s third round of consultations – the final hurdle – on gene edited crop varieties;
- Tyler McCann, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, on the politics of grocery prices; and,
- Ian Boxall, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, as farm groups push back on Bunge’s plan to acquire Viterra