Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Hand-Wringing and Hand-Holding Ahead of NAFTA Talks

At nearly the same time Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was calming fears of a downturn in U.S.-Mexico agricultural trade, some Mexican farm groups demanded that agriculture be left out of the “new NAFTA” negotiations that begin soon.

 

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