RealAg Radio, Sept. 20: Huge U.S. beef recall, CN Rail latest update, and the impact of ASF

RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney explores the benefits of cold breakfast pizza, the need to enjoy harvest time, and reads a listener’s email on what creates the west versus east sentiment among some Canadians.

News with Guse (minus the Guse) features Shaun covering the highlights of the slow-moving NAFTA talks today featuring audio from Maxime Bernier, Jim Wilson, and Amanda Alvaro. Also, Cargill has a massive beef recall in the U.S. underway, and the impact of African swine fever is just beginning but there could be a silver lining for pork exports.

Jon Driedger, of FarmLink Marketing Solutions, discusses the StatsCan production estimate released on Wednesday, and what it could mean for marketing plans and 2019 cropping intentions.

David Przednowek, director of grain marketing with CN Rail, updates Shaun on the first six weeks of grain movement by rail in this crop year. Przednowek also gives perspective on the capital investments made by handlers and railways to create more capacity and productivity in the supply chain.

Finally, Shaun opens up the phone lines to the listeners. Daryl Fransoo, from Saskatchewan, talks about his concerns regarding the railways capabilities to handle this year’s crop, and Peter Gredig confirms the strong yields ahead for Ontario corn and soybean growers.

If you want to leave Shaun a message on today’s or any topic on your mind, you can send an email to [email protected] or leave a message on the listener line 855.776.6147.

RealAg Radio airs every weekday at 4:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. MT) on Rural Radio 147 on SiriusXM! 

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