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Jim Walker, VP Case IH
Our guest on Open Mic this week is Jim Walker, Vice President of Case IH North America Agricultural Division. Ag equipment manufacturers were able to overcome the costs of research and development to meet Tier 4 emission standards during an upswing in crop prices and net farm income. Now with discussion of Tier 5 standards, Walker believes legislators should measure the costs and incremental benefits of even tighter emission standards. Walker says a more predictable tax code and relief from estate taxes would help farmers and the agriculture equipment industry weather the downturn in commodity prices.
March 27, 2015
Feature: Clayton Yeutter’s efforts, both in government and the private sector, have had a lasting impact on the worldwide economy. He served as Secretary of Agriculture, U.S. Trade Representative and Counselor to the President, and also spent several years as CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Returning to the private sector in 1993, Yeutter joined what has become Hogan Lovells, LLP, where his focus is on trade issues. Now he’s giving back to his alma mater, the University of Nebraska, to help prepare skilled graduates for in-demand careers in global trade and finance.
- play March 20, 2015