Virginia farmers are among those who stand to benefit from a second round of federal aid designed to offset income losses from foreign trade disputes.
The recent escalation in the trade war between China and the U.S. will make things even more difficult for struggling farmers.
Virginia farmers can expect mixed benefits from the recently negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement if it is ratified.
Virginia soybean growers already expect the 2018-2019 marketing season to be a bust. And as trade talks between China and the U.S. extend into spring, they’re worried that next year’s exports sales will slump as well.
Registration is open for the 11th annual Virginia Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade, which will be held March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown.