Monthly Archives: March 2018


What They’re Saying: Farmers for Free Trade Asks Trump Administration to Protect Free Trade in New Ad Campaign

March 30, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

Farmers from Montana and Indiana featured in personal appeals to President Trump that are running on cable news, online, and in ag communities across the country Watch: Indiana soy and corn farmer Brent Bible says his farm “could be one of the first casualties of a trade war.” Watch: Fourth-generation Montana farmer Michelle Erickson-Jones says “policies that restrict trade would be devastating for farms like ours.” Reuters: U.S. farm group targets Trump with free-trade ads (03/13/18) “A farm lobbying group is spending $500,000 to air television ads on channels near U.S. President Donald Trump’s home in Florida to encourage free […]

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NEW FFT TV AD: As China Prepares Retaliatory Tariffs on American Ag Exports, Farmers for Free Trade Releases New National TV Advertisement Warning President Trump of Impact on Farmers

March 29, 2018 by FFT | Category: Uncategorized |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com As China Prepares Retaliatory Tariffs on American Ag Exports, Farmers for Free Trade Releases New National TV Advertisement Warning President Trump of Impact on Farmers WATCH – National Ad Features Indiana Soy Farmer and Former State Trooper Brent Bible who cautions: “Our farm and many others like ours will be one of the first casualties of a trade war.” American Soybean Association President: “Retaliation that reduces demand and prices for our crops will further harm farmers and rural communities that depend on exports.” (Washington, D.C.) – Farmers for Free Trade today released a new national cable […]

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Farmers For Free Trade “In the News” March Edition

March 27, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

Farmers for Free Trade Releases “Voice of the Farmer” Ad Campaign Asking President Trump to Protect Trade Watch the Ad Now! Read more about the campaign: Farmers want some of Trump’s TV Time (Politico), Farmers for Free Trade Launch “Voice of Farmer” Campaign (Farm Futures), U.S. farm group targets Trump with free-trade ads (Reuters) Farmers for Free Trade Invites Farmers to Add Their Voices to the Trade Debate FFT is asking farmers from around the country to create a short video talking about the critical role trade plays in agriculture. Learn more about how to make your voice heard at FarmersforFreeTrade.com. […]

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Farmers for Free Trade Releases Statement on the Announcement of Tariffs Stemming from the China Section 301 Investigation

March 22, 2018 by FFT | Category: News, Uncategorized |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     CONTACT: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com Statement from Farmers for Free Trade on the Announcement of Tariffs Stemming from the China Section 301 Investigation (Sheridan, Wyoming) – Today, Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan campaign to restore support for trade policies that benefit American farmers and ranchers, released the following statement on the Section 301 tariff announcement. “These tariffs will put a target on […]

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New National TV Ad: Farmers for Free Trade Calls on President Trump to Protect Trade Policies American Farmers Depend On

March 13, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 13th           CONTACT: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com Farmers for Free Trade Calls on President Trump to Protect Trade Policies American Farmers Depend on in New National Television Ad Message to President from Montana family farmer will run on cable news channels and online across the country; Ad will kick-off Farmers for Free Trade’s “Voice of the Farmer” campaign (Washington, D.C.) Farmers for Free Trade released a new national cable television advertisement today that calls on the President to protect free trade policies that support American farmers. The spot, which features fourth-generation Montana farmer Michelle Erickson-Jones and her […]

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Farmers for Free Trade Statement on Aluminum and Steel Tariff Announcement

March 1, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 3/1/2018   Contact: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com Farmers for Free Trade Statement on Aluminum and Steel Tariff Announcement (Washington D.C.) – Today, Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade issued the following statement after President Trump said the United States will impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. “This announcement invites retaliation that we are deeply concerned will hurt American farmers. These tariffs are very likely to accelerate a tit-for-tat approach on trade, putting US agricultural exports in the cross-hairs. Already we have seen China discuss tariffs on sorghum. The EU and China […]

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