AFBF Pledges to Work with Trump Administration on Trade

Dan Trade

There’s been a lot of discussion recently concerning trade deals and how they affect agriculture. It was announced by the Trump administration that an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) had been signed and plans are to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). During a press conference at last month’s American Farm Bureau Federation Conference, …

Trump Urged To Start Trade Talks With Japan

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit here, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) urged President Trump to begin negotiations on a free trade agreement with Japan. In a joint letter transmitted to the White House, NCBA and NPPC asked the president “to initiate free trade agreement negotiations with nations in …

Trade Is Critical to U.S. Livestock Industry

Dan Trade

It was a record crowd in Nashville, Tennessee last week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention, and one of those attendees was Phil Seng, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). While USMEF deals with trade issues every day, he knows it’s a subject that is on everyone’s mind right now.

Agriculture Following Trade Agreement Issues

Dan Cotton, Trade

Trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, were designed to promote and preserve our trade relationships with foreign markets. These relationships benefit U.S. agriculture. Reece Langley, vice president of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, talks about the trade agenda of the new Trump Administration, including the executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership …