Farmers Express Frustration Over Trump Trade Tactics

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

American farmers are carrying the burden of trade tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump and they were in Washington this week to discuss it during a congressional hearing. Farmers shared concerns that included shrinking export markets, rising costs, and bankers who would be more reluctant to loan money for operating costs. Scott VanderWal, American Farm Bureau vice president, …

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Trade War Endangers Farmers, Farm Bureau Tells Congress

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal and Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening warned Congress that many farms will lose money and even go out of business entirely if the growing trade war continues. Each called for a resumption of talks and removal of tariffs that are undoing decades of progress in trade. Kevin Paap, president of the …