RealAg Radio, Feb 11: Finding common ground on Canada’s Ag Day
Today, host Shaun Haney is broadcasting from Ottawa, Ont., for a special show on Canada’s Ag Day. Hear:
- Collaboration, networking, and an update from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, with president Mary Robinson;
- McDonald’s Flagship Farmer Program, and collaboration with the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, with Jean-Guillaume Bertola, marketing director – brand strategy and planning at McDonald’s;
- Helping kids thrive through scholarships, career skills and experience, with Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada; and
- Taking the time to thank our farmers and celebrate agriculture, with Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau (also: the importance of diversity in the newly announced youth council, supporting farmers (e.g. grain drying costs), supply management compensation details, farm profitability, and more).