WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 - After only a week in office and without a subcabinet in place, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is moving forward on projects like mapping out what the Trump administration can do to improve rural infrastructure across the country and preparing to help renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 - Last week was a roller-coaster ride for U.S. agriculture after President Donald Trump first threatened to pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 -- With President Donald Trump’s axe thought to be looming over the entire North American Free Trade Agreement, three veteran advocates for the U.S. agricultural and manufacturing sectors called Wednesday for improving the 23-year-old pact while warning against economic damages of killing it.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 - International trade isn’t a topic commonly paired with the U.S. farm credit system, but it has increasingly become one of the top issues that bankers and banking representatives are bringing up with lawmakers and whoever else will listen.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 - When President Donald Trump followed through on campaign promises with his Jan. 23 executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it was a sharp blow for the U.S. pork industry.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 15, 2017 - Robert Lighthizer promised Tuesday at a confirmation hearing to make the expansion of agriculture exports a priority if he’s confirmed as the next U.S. Trade Representative, but some lawmakers are still concerned about the Trump administration’s overall agenda.