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NFU: Trump’s tactics have insulted closest trade partners

· March 9, 2018

The National Farmers Union’s Board of Directors is urging President Trump to adopt a new, positive approach to establishing fair trade relationships with U.S. trading partners. The organization, a longtime “fair trade” proponent, is concerned the administration’s tactics threaten U.S. relationships with top trading partners and, consequently, the ability of the country to establish fair […]


Wheat growers ticked off by Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs

· March 2, 2018

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are extremely disappointed in the decision announced by President Trump Thursday to impose sweeping tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. The growers said they have repeatedly warned that the risks of retaliation and the precedent set by such a policy have serious […]


U.S. Wheat Associates call out steel industry on trade demands

· January 15, 2018

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has sounded an alarm in reaction to the Department of Commerce’s announcement that it has submitted to the White House the results of its Section 232 investigation of the national security implications of steel imports. Done at the prodding of a large segment of the U.S. steel industry, the investigation and […]

Farm groups ask Trump administration to avoid a trade war

· July 13, 2017

Eighteen food and agriculture organizations sent a letter this week to the Trump administration urging them to refrain from placing restrictions on imports of steel and aluminum. The organizations are very concerned that such restrictions will boomerang against U.S. food and agriculture exports and start a trade war. The groups warned that “the aftermath [of […]

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