Following the federal government's pledge of $12 billion in federal aid for farmers, WLNS-TV hit the fields to see how the trade war was impacting Michigan agriculture.
The announcement of a $12 billion "short-term" plan to help U.S. farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs brought on by President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported goods is not being enthusiastically embraced by farmers or agriculture.
The Agricultural Leaders of Michigan today released the following statement on reports that the Trump Administration plans to provide $12 billion in aid for farmers negatively impacted by retaliatory tariffs placed on U.S. agriculture by global trade partners:
On Monday, July 16, the Michigan Pork Producers Association joined ALM for a lunch briefing for more than 30 legislative staffers from the Michigan House and Senate.
On July 11, the Agricultural Leaders of Michigan hosted an Ag Breakfast in Washington D.C.