Farmers say contracts, not compensation are needed in trade deals


Farmers say contracts, not compensation are needed in trade deals

Farmers for Free Trade say now is the time for the Trump administration to sign trade agreements, not explore ways to compensate farmers for lost markets.

Angela Marshall Hofmann with Farmers for Free Trade says the pressure is building for farmers operating on razor thin margins.  “Farmers we hear across the country are not looking for compensation right now, they’re looking for contracts and a way to continue to sell their goods and get a good price.”

Michigan Soybean Association president Dave Williams says he’s not sure his farm will be able to weather the storm while tariffs and threats have eroded the soybean market the last few months. 

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