AgNet Weekly: Kenneth Smith Ramos, Former Mexican Chief Negotiator

Sabrina Halvorson AgNet Weekly

Kenneth Smith Ramos, former Mexican Chief Negotiator for the NAFTA and USMCA trade deals and current partner at AGON, was one of the speakers at this week’s USMEF Spring Conference. He sat down with Sabrina Halvorson after his presentation to talk about a number of topics, including specialty crops in trade deals, and how U.S. immigration discussions can affect trade relations.

Each week we highlight essential legislative and policy conversations affecting agriculture nationwide. Host Sabrina Halvorson is a 30-year media veteran known nationally for her award-winning, balanced, and accurate reporting. For more than 10 years, she has specialized in agriculture news focused on political issues. While most agriculture news podcasts focus primarily on Midwest crops, we uniquely understand specialty crops, their regions, and their related industries. AgNet Weekly also traverses the legislative issues of the livestock industry and other matters related to California and Southeast agriculture.

June 07, 2023: Representative Dan Kildee, Beagle Brigade Act AgNet Weekly with Sabrina Halvorson

He says it’s an act with a cute name and an important purpose. This week, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) joins Sabrina Halvorson to talk about the Beagle Brigade Act and how it will benefit agriculture around the United States.
  1. June 07, 2023: Representative Dan Kildee, Beagle Brigade Act
  2. May 27, 2023: Former Mexico Chief Trade Negotiator Kenneth Smith Ramos
  3. May 20, 2023: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
  4. May 13, 2023: Representative John Duarte on his H.R. 2 Vote
  5. May 6, 2023: Representative Kat Cammack
  6. April 29, 2023: NCBA Opposition to PRIME Act
  7. April 22, 2023: Congressman Austin Scott on Specialty Crop Needs & More
  8. April 15, 2023: Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act
  9. April 7, 2023: ASTA Farm Bill Recommendations
  10. April 1, 2023: Food as Medicine

Sabrina Halvorson
National Correspondent / AgNet Media, Inc.

Sabrina Halvorson is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, and public speaker who specializes in agriculture. She primarily reports on legislative issues and hosts The AgNet Weekly podcast. Sabrina is a native of California’s agriculture-rich Central Valley.