South Dakota Farm Bureau Pushing Congress To Get New Trade Deal With Canada And Mexico Ratified

Congress needs to get to work soon and ratify the revamped NAFTA, the US-MCA. South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal says that’s despite recent comments by President Trump about possibly withdrawing from the deal. He says those were political in nature and likely made to put pressure on Congress to ratify the pact…

He says the US-MCA is an improvement over the North American Free Trade Agreement., especially for agriculture…

VanderWal says many changes in technology have happened since the original NAFTA was signed and that’s been addressed in the new US-MCA. He says it would also help if the steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted…

VanderWal says USDA planned trade missions next year to both Canada and Mexico will help solidify the US-MCA once it’s ratified.