President Donald Trump announced $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods last week, leading to worry of what retaliatory tariffs could do to U.S. agriculture.
The Senate farm bill reported out of committee earlier this week could still be in line for some changes by Republican members of the Senate Ag Committee.
The Senate Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2018 farm bill on Wednesday.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is in South Dakota today after a trip to Kansas yesterday that involved a tense meeting at an ethanol plant.
As trade concerns all over the world have many industries worried about potential retaliation, the pork sector is already facing retaliatory tariffs of their own.
The Senate Agriculture Committee released the text of its farm bill proposal on Friday, and U.S. farm groups seem to like what they see.