Angela Caddell, BNSF Railway’s Vice President of Agriculture joins the Wheatworld podcast to share about the rail crossing closures in December. NAWG Vice President Keeff Felty speaks on meeting with Members of Congress and their offices during NAWG's Winter Conference.
NAWG Secretary Jamie Kress talks about Food Aid and the American Farmers Feed the World Act, and Jack Long travels to the Tri-State Grain Convention. Martha Smith, Head of U.S. Industry Affairs at Bayer, shares the importance of the Prop 65 win at the beginning of November.
In June, Representatives Tracey Mann (R-KS-01), John Garamendi (D-CA-08), Rick Crawford (R-AR-01), and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-19) introduced the American Farmers Feed the World Act of 2023. Congressman Mann spoke with NAWG about the bill and what it means for wheat growers! Also on the podcast is Bernard Peterson, Chairman of the National Wheat Foundation to provide a recap of the June MD Wheat Tour and NAWG CEO Chandler Goule talks policy and upcoming fly-ins.
The May podcast features guest speaker, Jeff Zyskowski, Vice President of Supply Chain with Ardent Mills. Jeff discusses Ardent Mills’ mission, their relationship with wheat growers, the impacts COVID-19 had on the supply chain, and regenerative ag. Later, NAWG CEO Chandler Goule reviews policy updates in May included the debt ceiling, Farm Bill, disaster aid, and upcoming fly-ins.
NAWG discusses the debt ceiling, what it means for wheat growers and how it relates to the Farm Bill. President Brent Cheyne testifies before both the House and Senate on Farm Bill Priorities.
Farm Credit, IPP member of NAWG, discusses trending financial situations and what farmers can do to have a reliable and steady partner for their financial needs through their co-op. NAWG staff also give updates on mental wellness, CRP programs and NWIC.