In an op-ed piece for the Spokane, Washington newspaper, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century. In particular, Perdue cited the elimination of Canada’s ‘Class 7’ pricing system, which undercut U.S. dairy sales in Canada and other parts of the world. Perdue also said America’s wheat farmers got “a big win” with the changes made to the Canadian wheat grading process.
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