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Posts tagged NAFTA

May 14, 2019

 

Trump Administration Levels Tariffs On Mexican Tomatoes

Under pressure from Florida lawmakers, the Trump administration is taking steps to protect domestic tomato growers from Mexican competition.

September 28, 2018

 

Book Links NAFTA To Obesity In Mexico

A new book explores NAFTA’s effect on Mexico’s food system as the country prepares to negotiate new rules with the U.S.

May 22, 2018

 

Dairy Farmers Milking For What It’s Worth, Unsure What Comes Next

Milk prices have plummeted in a market flooded with supply from foreign producers and larger operations squeezing out small farmers.

December 5, 2017

 

Farmers Concerned About Possible NAFTA Changes

Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.

August 7, 2017

 

These Farmers Say They Got The Raw End Of NAFTA

From tomato growers in Florida to cattle ranchers in Montana, some farmers bruised by NAFTA think it has favored agribusiness over small-scale farms.

August 2, 2017

 

Perdue: Farm Labor Fix Not Likely To Surface In NAFTA Talks

Still annoyed by loss of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many trade groups who represent commodity farmers have cautioned the administration to tread lightly.

May 23, 2017

 

NAFTA Renegotiation Puts Agriculture Groups On Edge

While it’s difficult to pin a dollar figure on how NAFTA has directly affected farmers and ranchers in the U.S., it has opened up markets for certain products.

April 5, 2017

 

Watch: Many Midwest Farmers Wary Of Changes To NAFTA

With the prospect of the deal being re-worked or scrapped, some farmers are wondering why the President wants to mess with what they perceive as a good thing.

February 21, 2017

 

Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America’s Farmers More Than Mexico’s

Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.

February 2, 2017

 

U.S.-Mexico Wall Will Cost Americans More For Food

Requiring Mexican growers to pay more for exporting their goods to the U.S. will only lead to higher prices for American consumers.

January 7, 2016

 

Consumer Groups Vow To Fight Meat Label Repeal

Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.

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