u.s. exports

Ag News: Trudeau Under Fire
Justin Trudeau is underfire by Canadian dairy farmers. He said he is flexible on increasing access to the country’s dairy industry. A change wanted in NAFTA.
Lawmakers Worry About Sugar Prices; Renegotiate NAFTA Now
**A growing concern among U.S. lawmakers and food manufacturers that they’ll see the price of sugar go up if the sugar refining industry gets what it’s demanding from Mexico.
A group of 51 House members has signed onto a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross not to go through with some proposals l…
Trump Address to Congress; Zinke Confirmed
**In his first address to Congress, President Trump declared the “time for small thinking is over” and called for massive infrastructure spending, deep tax cuts and immigration reforms he promised would unleash new economic growth.
Trump also touted his “historic effort” to roll back and eliminate “j…
Longshoremen Union Contract Talks; Asia Buying More U.S. Beef
A coalition of trade associations wants the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to start contract discussions early. Those groups, which represent dock workers and the companies that own West Coast port facilities, in 2014 and into early 2015 were in…