President Trump announced the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement [NAFTA] to congress this month. The agriculture industry will be the sector most affected, but some are hopeful that through Trump’s decision to renegotiate and not withdraw from NAFTA, a better deal will surface for Americans all around. […]
Who Pays for Canada’s Dairy Farmers?
When the Canadian dairy industry set below-market prices on milk ingredients earlier this year, Craig Alexander saw his company’s sales to Canada shrink before his eyes. Alexander works for O-AT-KA Milk Products, a dairy cooperative in Batavia, NY. Before the new rules were enacted, Alexander said his company shipped about […]
Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level In A Decade
Job growth rebounded this month after a significant dip in March, easing fears that the economy may be weakening, and the unemployment rate remained steady at its lowest level in a decade. Hiring picked up sharply in April with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting Friday morning that the U.S. […]