Tag: Jim Wiesemeyer

RealAg Radio, July 25: Ontario’s new ag minister, divide-and-conquer trade deals, and $12 billion for American farmers

Today’s RealAg Radio episode is right full of some pretty interesting chats — host Shaun Haney asks Lyndsey Smith to fill in for the top news segment while Kelvin Heppner is on holidays. Of note today, Haney and Smith talk wheat exports, carbon tax tag-teaming, billion dollar payouts and more. Also on today’s show, you’ll… Read more »

AgriTalk panel debates Trump’s poker skills, rising NAFTA tensions and what happens next

As round two of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations wrap up, many followers remain unsurprised by the three countries’ inability to see eye-to-eye. The last two weeks have been filled with threats of termination, promises to close the deal by year-end and a complete lack of agreement (except on the location of… Read more »

AgriTalk Free For All: Wheat trade harmonization, planting delays, labour shortages and dairy friction

On Friday, Shaun Haney was invited to be on the Free For All Panel on Agritalk, along with Chip Flory and Jim Wiesemeyer.  Agritalk with Mike Adams has over 95 United States based radio affiliates and can be heard across North America on Rural Radio 147 (couple hours before RealAg Radio). The topics included US… Read more »

Where is US Ag Policy Headed? An Interview with Jim Wiesemeyer – Informa Economics

Where is US ag policy headed? I guess that’s the question of the day….or more accurately, that’s the question that’s been asked since 2010. Where is US ag policy headed? We’ve had some bi-polar insights into that direction with initiatives like MCOOL, which, from what we’ve seen and heard, do not have majority industry support… Read more »