President Donald Trump seems to be in no rush to reach a trade deal with China, farmers attitudes toward the ag economy rise for second month in a row, and some 2,200 farmers send a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
The first week of December has already brought a new tariff threat and a shortened timeline for consideration of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Hear more in today's DriveTime.
USDA is out with its latest update to farm income forecasts. More on that and an update on USMCA talks held today in Washington in today's DriveTime.
Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley is encouraged by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s most recent statement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a winter storm pounding the plains is barreling toward the northern Corn Belt, and an Iowa State report suggests unrestricted access for U.S. pork to China would lower the trade deficit with that country. More in today’s DriveTime with Ben Nuelle.
More news on U.S. sugar imports, Republican opposition to an ag labor bill working its way through the House, and an update on USDA's rural broadband efforts in today's DriveTime.
Upper Midwest lawmakers are calling on USDA to help sugarbeet growers hit by bad weather. More on that and an update on what appropriators have to do when they return to Washington in today's DriveTime.