RealAg Radio, November 17: Devastating impacts of floods expand further into agriculture sector

Aerial view of flooding near Abbotsford, BC (photo courtesy BC Department of Transportation)

Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio! Sitting in the host seat today is RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner. You’ll hear:

  • The top ag news stories of the day, with a focus on B.C., and the struggles and destruction people and farmers are working to get through;
  • Henry Braun, Mayor of Abbotsford, on the cost of the flood to livestock producers, as the area impacted is significant for dairy and poultry production;
  • Holger Schwichtenberg, chair of B.C. Dairy and dairy farmer himself, on the immediate and long-term effects of the B.C. floods;
  • Dave Carey, vice president of governement and industry relations with the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA);
  • Brett Franklin of MNP, on selling the farm, and how to maximize net value.

Thoughts on something we talked about 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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