Iowa Farmers Send NAFTA Letter to Trump

Commodity groups and Farm Bureau ask Trump administration to continue strong trade relationships within North America.

Editor’s note: Several Iowa farm groups recently sent a letter to President Donald Trump and his administration asking officials to maintain and expand upon the ag sector gains achieved in the North American market, specifically with the North American Free Trade Agreement.Over the past two decades since NAFTA was put into place, U.S. agricultural exports to Canada and Mexico tripled and quintupled, respectively, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Iowa farmers want to continue to serve this important international customer base and further expand their export opportunities. Trump says he intends to renegotiate NAFTA and other trade agreements the U.S. has with foreign nations.

The following letter was sent to Trump by the Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and Iowa Farm Bureau…

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