U.S. Cattlemen Pressuring For Trade Deal With Japan

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Trade talk is a big issue for everyone here at the convention and the focus isn’t just on China. For another year, the priority remains the same, the cattle industry vocal they want a free trade deal with Japan.

AgDay’s national reporter Betsy Jibben has more from the industry and what they need when it comes to trade in the future. She talks with Andrew Dorn, a farmer from Minden, Nebraska; Jackie Moore from Joplin, Missouri; Will Sawyer, an economist with CoBank; Dan Halstrom, the president and CEO of U.S. Meat Export Federation; Don Close, an economist with Rabo AgriFinance; Fred Wacker with the Montana Stockgrowers Association and Kevin Kester, president with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.