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Fox Business Explores How US-China Trade Uncertainty is Affecting Farmers

News / In The News March 13, 2019

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AFBF Vice President Scott VanderWal recently spoke with Fox Business about how the U.S.-China trade war is affecting America’s farmers, particularly when it comes to soybeans. “For the most part, our farmers and ranchers said, ‘Let’s let President Trump do his thing…we’re willing to take a hit for a little while but they need to hurry up with it now and get things finished up.’” With planting season fast-approaching across the nation, time is of the essence, VanderWal said. Watch the clip

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The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program has launched “Women in Ag,” an online survey that aims to gauge the goals, aspirations, achievements and needs of women in American agriculture in a variety of areas.

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Passage of the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2019 (H.R. 807, S. 361) would help farmers and ranchers more efficiently operate mutual ditch, irrigation and water companies, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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