Trump could hurt ag sector: NCBA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Agriculture could suffer harmful repercussions if long-standing free trade agreements are dismantled, said a trade expert with the U.S.-based National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. U.S. President Donald Trump has served notice he wants the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiated. He sees Mexico as the primary target from which to gain what he […] Read more

U.S. beef sector will pay for ‘lame duck Congress’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — American beef producers’ biggest obstacles to gaining global market power could be the mighty Australian beef exporting machine and the failure of the U.S. Congress to ratify a major trade deal. The Trans-Pacific Partnership must receive congressional assent, but that could stall in an election year. The politicians who remain after […] Read more