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Farmers for Free Trade Releases Statement from Indiana Soy Farmer and FFT Executive Director as China Trade War Escalates

July 6, 2018 by FFT | Category: News, Uncategorized |

(Washington, D.C.) – Farmers for Free Trade today released two statements on the coming imposition of Section 301 and corresponding retaliatory tariffs between the U.S. and China. Statement from Brent Bible, soy and corn producer in Romney, Indiana: “For soybean producers like me this is a direct financial hit. This is money out of my pocket. These tariffs could mean the difference between a profit and a loss for an entire year’s worth of work out in the field, and that’s only in the near term. Over the long haul, soybean producers are deeply concerned that China will continue to substitute American […]

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Farmers for Free Trade Statement on Possible Government Program for Farmers on Tariffs

April 12, 2018 by FFT | Category: Uncategorized |

(Sheridan, Wyoming) – Today, Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade released the following statement after reports that the Administration is crafting a plan to attempt to mitigate the negative impacts of retaliation on farmers from proposed tariffs with a government-run mitigation program. The Administration has not yet released details on who would receive government assistance, how they might qualify, when a program could be put into place, or how long it would last. “Farmers need sustained access to our second-largest agriculture export market. A mitigation program can’t replace markets that will be lost, and long-term impacts will […]

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Statement from Farmers for Free Trade on Release of Section 301 Tariff List

April 3, 2018 by FFT | Category: Uncategorized |

​ ​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/3/18                                     CONTACT: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com (Sheridan, Wyoming) – Today, Senator Max Baucus, Co-Chair of Farmers for Free Trade, released the following statement on the Section 301 tariff announcement. “Farmers are going to get squeezed by this decision from all sides. First, the tariffs the U.S. announced today will make the ag equipment and inputs they rely on more expensive. Then they’ll  face new tariffs on their exports when China retaliates. And as we saw  yesterday, China is more than willing to target American farmers with […]

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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 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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