The U.S. dairy industry has had some heartburn with Canada’s dairy tariff quotas and Mexican regulations designed to limit imports. Idaho dairy farmer Allan Huttema addressed the need for enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement during testimony before the Senate Finance Committee. Huttema said the dairy industry has a couple priorities for any trade agreement. “Number one is market access, especially when it comes to Mexico. The zero tariff on our imported product there was a great thing to go after. Number two, there’s a resolution process put in place, which we have and we’ll see how that plays out.” Huttema, who is a member of the executive committee of the National Milk Producers Federation, said the U.S. should go beyond the USMCA and work on new trade agreements worldwide.
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