National Farmers Union Senior Vice President of Public Policy Rob Larew says farmers and ranchers support the Trump administration holding trading partners accountable (requiring them to play fair), but the impact of retaliatory tariffs is very real for U.S. farmers. “While we have a short-term funding program for farmers via the Market Facilitation Program, farmers want to know more about the long-term plan,” says Larew. “The NFU is urging the administration to work with Congress to address this. Farmers want to see fair trade practices and take on the bad actors, but they don’t want to be the ones eliminated.”
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