WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 - President Donald Trump is back in Washington today after a two-day trip to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where he spent the weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, playing golf and talking policy.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is raising concerns that President Donald Trump’s aggressive trade rhetoric is unsettling U.S. agricultural importers and that his restrictions on regulations could impede the implementation of the new GMO disclosure law.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - The tumultuous relationship between President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has farmers worried about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a trade pact that is regarded highly by much of the agriculture sector.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2017 - The Trump administration is considering a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to finance a border wall and that has U.S. farm groups worrying about retaliation and possibly losing a major foreign market for rice, wheat, dairy, pork and many other ag commodities.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017 - President Donald Trump today officially pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade pact that the Obama administration spent years orchestrating in order to give the U.S. a new leadership role among Pacific Rim countries.