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.
Relations between the U.S. and some of its trading partners have left farmers and others keeping a closer eye on the global marketplace over the past year.