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President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau Federation

Dan Legislative

President Trump addressed the crowd at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show on Monday, January 8th.  The AFBF is celebrating 99 years of supporting American agriculture at this year’s meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. “I’m so honored to be the first President to address the American Farm …


Trump may be Keeping Campaign Promise on Protecting Renewable Fuels Mandate

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

President Trump may be keeping his campaign promise on protecting the nation’s renewable fuels mandate. Administration sources have told various media that the White House ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to hold off on controversial changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. The move comes after a political backlash from Midwestern lawmakers. Calls to the White House were not immediately returned, …


Farm Trade Expert Says Trump “Playing With Fire” on NAFTA Comments

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A farm trade expert says President Trump is “playing with fire” with his comments at a Phoenix rally Tuesday that he’s more likely to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement Major farm groups are reluctant or declining to comment on President Trump’s latest threat to withdraw from NAFTA, altogether. But former Department of Agriculture trade advisor in the Bill …

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Ex-Trade Negotiator Says Trump “Misguided” on NAFTA

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Trump Administration’s goal to reduce trade deficits by renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement is not a good one. That’s the opinion of former top Obama-era trade negotiator Darci Vetter. Captial Press Dot Com says Vetter feels that goal may cause unforeseen and unintentional consequences for farm exports. Vetter was the chief U.S. agricultural trade negotiator from 2014 …