Trade between countries is so much more than railways and ports, but if it can’t move, it can’t be sold. Canada is an export nation, but currently ranks just ahead of Azerbaijan according to the World Economic Forum’s rankings on infrastructure, transport infrastructure and trade infrastructure, says Carlo Dade, vice-president of Canada West Foundation. A… Read More

The current political climate between Canada and China could be called chilly, however the strained diplomatic relationship seems to be having little impact on the real world economic and trade relationship. Carlo Dade, director of the trade and investment centre at Canada West Foundation, says that despite political tension, trade with China is increasing. Why… Read More

A few hundred people, passionate about Canadian agriculture, gathered in Ottawa this week for the Grow Canada conference. This event is always one of the highlights of the year, as it brings together several industry groups, farm groups, government department reps, and stakeholders, under a positive vision for forging a path forward. I was fortunate… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAgRadio! On this full-slate Wednesday edition of the show, brought to you by ADAMA Canada, you’ll hear: JP Gervais, chief economist at Farm Credit Canada; Cornie Thiessen joins the show for an ADAMA Canada spotlight interview; Blake Croegaert of Verdant Partners, on M & A activity in the ag tech… Read More

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Hummingbird Technologies by Telus Agriculture. On today’s show you’ll hear: Carlo Dade and Sharon Sun of the Canada West Foundation, on China’s five-year plan; A Hummingbird Technologies product spotlight with Kristina Polziehn, agronomist and business development manager with Hummingbird Technologies; Lauren Martin, manager… Read More

Much of the oxygen surrounding agriculture in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been used on dairy, but expect wheat to gain increased attention in the coming weeks if some U.S. farm groups get their way. Newly reappointed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has mentioned USMCA enforcement and wheat several times in recent speeches, and… Read More

Happy hump day! Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, where today’s show has a bit of an international flare. You’ll hear: The top ag news stories of the day with host Shaun Haney; Lorne Hadley, executive director of the Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA), on individuals in Kazakhstan trying to illegally buy Canadian seed genetics… Read More

It’s time for another episode of RealAg LIVE! Host Shaun Haney has two exciting guests on today’s show: Carlo Dade, director of the Trade and Investment Centre at Canada West Foundation (CWF), and Sharon Zhengyang Sun, trade policy economist with CWF. RealAg hosts a LIVE! Q&A on a timely topic each weekday on social media… Read More

 

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