Two of the world’s closest allies, the United States and Canada, couldn’t be more apart on what’s right for their dairy industries with USMCA. The Canadian dairy industry does not like the potential agreement.
Sonny Perdue, as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, may be the most aggressive enforcer of President Donald Trump’s pro-business and deregulatory agenda that the fewest Americans, outside agriculture, have ever heard of.
Canada’s Minister of Agriculture, Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture joined Perdue and took questions from the audience. They didn’t have many answers when asked when steel and aluminum tariffs may be lifted.
With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan billionaire’s waltz with farmers has shifted to a foxtrot, jumped to a blistering quickstep and now skirts the edge of a raucous trade mosh pit.
Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, a farmer from northern Minnesota who was tasked with selling President Jimmy Carter's unpopular Soviet Union grain embargo to other farmers, died Sunday.