President Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs is drawing criticism from those in the agricultural industry, but also from his own political party.
Although House Speaker Paul Ryan opposes the plan, Trump says the U.S. won’t be “backing down” on the 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum. Continue reading
By: Ashley Davenport, Farm Journal
Three days after President Trump was inaugurated, one of his first exercises of presidential power was withdrawing the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The remaining 11 nations are expected to sign the final trade agreement in March, and now U.S. farmers and ranchers are pushing for a last-minute rejoin. Continue reading