Farmers in general, and dairy producers in particular, breathed a little easier when the Trump Administration announced last month that it would roll back expansion of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) championed by the Obama Administration.
“Without strong commodity and crop insurance policies underpinning U.S. agriculture, lenders would be reluctant to provide financing to an industry operating at the mercy of weather extremes and volatile global market prices,” says Ron Craft, chairman of the National Cotton Council. Read moreRead More »
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might prefer to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which the United States is renegotiating with Canada and Mexico, in favor of two bilateral agreements with its neighbors. Read moreRead More »