Ag, Water, Regulations and Politics
Pundits have gone wild offering their opinions for mass media commentary on Agriculture, water use and the California Drought. But how many of these pundits have actually been on a farm.
This AgStories episode features an actual Farmer telling the inside story about Ag business and issues many people do not fully understand including elected lawmakers who create regulations. Fourth Generation Farmer, Jake Wenger, gives an insider’s perspective to the issues of government regulation, the Drought, Politicizing issues and how some lawmakers don’t fully understand the concerns and challenges for the Ag Community and running a Family Farm.
- Unbelievable Politics that favor exemptions for building Pro Sports Stadiums but neglect to help urgent Drought relief Water Projects.
- The newly formed Central Valley Caucus in Sacramento
- Interviews with Congressmen, State Senators and Assembly members representing Agricultural districts.
- Drought Solutions caught up in government red tape
- Farmer Jake Wenger reveals WHY sustainable farming practices are personally so important to Family Farmers like himself.
“While legislation obviously is political, we now have allowed regulation to become politicized, which we believe will likely lead to some bad outcomes”
– Jamie Dimon
Appearing in this AgStories Video:
Joey Gonsalves, Host of AgStories
Fourth Generation Farmer, Jake Wenger, giving an insider’s perspective to the issues of government regulation, the Drought, Politicizing issues and how some lawmakers don’t fully understanding the concerns and challenges for the Ag Community and running a Family Farm.
Jake Wenger’s son who wants to be the 5th generation farmer working their Family Farm.
California State Senator, Tom Berryhill
California State Senator, Anthony Cannella
California Assemblyman Adam Gray
California Assembly Leader Kristin Olsen
Congressman Jeff Denham
Tom Orvis, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau