Trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are eroding the value of American ag production, but many farmers are sticking by the man they helped vote into office. They’d just like him to win the trade war quickly,
The Chinese agreed to buy a "not yet agreed upon, but very substantial amount of agricultural, energy, industrial" and other products from the United States to reduce America's huge trade deficit with China.
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
The cease-fire of an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China is igniting hopes of a possible de-escalation drove markets to start of the week, despite retaliatory tariffs still being in place.