“We've got to treat agriculture as a national security issue. If you've got livestock, you need the feed, and if you’re in dairy you need the assurance that your milk is going to get picked up,” says Chuck Conner.
President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of U.S. tariffs on about $160 billion of consumer goods from the Asian nation.
New tools were required to answer the new questions. To put stewardship into practice, the co-op doubled down on technology to keep implementation of the 4Rs simultaneously transparent and simple to farmers.
It’s crunch time in Washington D.C. to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed in 2019, with many agricultural groups and organizations losing patience. So, what does the deal do for agriculture?