The White House is preparing for a potential fight to get its new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal through Congress. “The Democrats want the administration to add provisions to last year’s pact with Canada and Mexico that will ensure Mexico enforces environmental protections and allows its workers to form unions freely,” said Jim Wiesemeyer Pro Farmer’s Washington policy analyst.
The hardline Chinese publication Global Times says “nothing good” would come out of a trade war with President Trump, and has warned that China could fight back. There’s lots at stake. The two countries did $578.6 billion worth of trade in 2016. Read moreRead More »
A range of farm groups have called on Congress to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement even though a report from the International Trade Commission did not detail the full benefits for U.S. agriculture under the trade deal. Read MoreRead More »