Agriculture is on its sixth year of lower net farm income, due to a combination of many factors. American Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Dale Moore says add in Mother Nature and the recent trade negotiations and he can’t think of a more volatile time in the last 30 years. “The announcement from President Trump to lift the steel and aluminum tariffs is a major step to moving the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, but lawmakers need to pass it.” Moore says there is hope very soon the administration can transmit documentation to the Hill. “We need to get some of these trade fires put out. Getting USMCA done will certainly give us a chance to focus on other trade battles.”
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