What can be done to ease current trade tensions? North Dakota Stockmen’s Association President Warren Zenker is encouraging the current Administration to seek a solution to trade talks. “A lot of times, I don’t think people understand the financial burden this will cause farmers and ranchers in the United States,” says Zenker. “While the beef industry hasn’t seen a real volatile market yet, the pork and dairy sectors have been hit hard. There is a fear that without a resolution, there will be a lot of foreclosures. In turn, that could hurt the beef market because of all the meat coming to town.”
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