Trade Tensions: What’s at Stake for Central Wisconsin’s Agriculture?
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: UW Center for Civic Engagement, James F. Veninga Theater
Address: 625 Stewart Avenue, Wausau WI
Escalating rhetoric on U.S.-China tariffs has resulted in major ramifications for Wisconsin manufacturing and agriculture.
Among the many areas impacted by the tariffs are central Wisconsin’s ginseng, dairy, corn and soybean producers – with millions of dollars in lost revenue.
WIPPS is partnering with the UW-Madison Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) on its inaugural East Asia Now series. Also a part of WIPPS’ Public Issues series, this event will feature a panel of national experts on agriculture and China’s economy, along with members of our state’s ag businesses impacted by these trade tensions.
Panelists will discuss:
- Current state of U.S. – China trade relations
- Impact on local and global economy
- What we can expect going forward
Our panel will be moderated by Pam Jahnke, also known as The Fabulous Farm Babe, of Wisconsin Farm Report Radio. Panelists include:
- Bradley Pfaff, Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
- Dr. Ian Coxhead, UW-Madison Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
- Will Hsu, Hsu’s Ginseng
- Don Radtke, Wisconsin Farm Bureau
Enjoy free food samples from Wisconsin agriculture at the event!
The Public Issues Series is made possible through the support of Dean Dietrich and Kevin Hermening, two Wausau businessman who are committed to open, nonpartisan dialogue.