Former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been living in China as the U.S. Ambassador and sees good things ahead for American agriculture if trade disagreements are straightened out. He says it took more than a dozen years, but U.S. beef is now coming into China, “I’m gonna tell ya, I’m living here and the other choices are the grass-fed beef from Australia or other countries. It’s not nearly the juicy, corn-fed beef that we’re used to in the United States.”
China dropped restrictions on certain beef imports to China but more remain and Branstad told farm broadcasters visiting China this week he is working to loosen them.