The purpose of FARE-talk is to provide an enduring conversation about contemporary topics relevant to food, agricultural, and resource economics.
An Early Assessment of COVID-19 and the Canadian Agriculture and Food Sector
In this podcast Alan Ker discusses a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics - 'COVID-19 and the Canadian Agriculture and Food Sectors: Thoughts from the Pandemic Onset'.
How Does Canada Put A Price On Carbon?
In this podcast, Kenneth Poon discusses a pressing policy issue with broad-reaching implications: how Canada puts a price on carbon.
The Canadian Government's "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People: Meaning, History, and Consequences
In this podcast Dwight Newman discusses one of the more important legal issues of our time: the Canadian Government's "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People. The meaning and history of duty to consult is discussed in detail.
Property Values, Wind Turbines, and Attitudes Toward Wind Energy
In this podcast, Professor Richard Vyn discusses his recently published article: "Property Value Impacts of Wind Turbines and the Influence of Attitudes Toward Wind Energy". His research examines the impact or wind turbines on property values in municipalities that oppose wind energy development and those that have not expressed opposition.
Thinking About Future Food Security By Examining The Last 35 Years In World Grain and Oil Seed Markets
In this podcast, Dr. Pat Westhoff discusses his recent article "Four indicators that explain world grain and oilseed market developments" written with his colleague Dr. Wyatt Thompson. Our discussion focuses on their empirical examination of four key indicators: crop yields, population, Chinese demand, and biofuel production.
The Economic Consequences of Farmland Policy on Farmland Values in Saskatchewan
In this podcast Dr. Chad Lawley discusses his recent paper examining the consequences of the 2003 Farmland Security Act Amendment in Saskatchewan. He finds evidence that the amendment favourably increased farmland prices.
I like this podcast
Okay, I don't have much to do with the agriculture industry other than living in wine country. But I find the issue incredibly relevant at a time where the world's population is heading towards 10 B and we need to figure out how to feed everyone. And I normally just find the podcast interesting to listen too. The podcast can be a bit dry, which is why I only gave it 4 stars. But I'm not asking the producers to change format to pander to my plebian ways.