As the presidential primary season kicks off this week, President Donald Trump will use his State of the Union message to try to sell the public on the strength of the economy and the progress he's made on trade policy.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the implementing language for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement into law, leaving Canadian ratification as the last hurdle for the pact that would preserve the strong trade ties between the three North American countries.
State agriculture departments and a broad cross-section of the hemp industry are telling USDA its rule governing domestic production will hurt the nascent industry by imposing sampling and testing requirements that are virtually impossible to meet.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed the Trump administration’s revision of the North American trade pact with Canada and Mexico, sending the deal to the White House where the president has said he may sign it in a grand ceremony next week.
In 2019, the attention of farm country was keenly focused on international trade developments, and the Trump administration’s efforts to lessen their blow on producers, according to an analysis of Agri-Pulse's website traffic throughout the year.
Mexico is withdrawing its objection to a labor provision in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that threatened to derail the USMCA approval process, which is expected to take a major step forward this week in the U.S. House of Representatives.