Representatives for farmer and rancher organizations were present for a meeting with President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe in New York City as the two signed a trade deal Wednesday worth billions for U.S. agricultural producers.
Under the market access agreement, Japan will open the market to approximately $7 billion in American agricultural exports, eliminating or significantly lowering tariffs for U.S. beef, pork, poultry, wheat, cheese, wine, certain nuts and berries, cherries, ethanol, and more.
Among those making comments at the request of the president were,
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President-Elect Marty Smith of Florida
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall
National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) President David Herring of North Carolina,
President Trump, farmers and ranchers on Japan deal