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December 4, 2018 12:14 PM
 
Today on AgriTalk, we talk with representatives from The Russell Group, NCGA, and we get an update from Farm Journal’s AgTech Expo in Indianapolis.

Today on AgriTalk, we talk with representatives from The Russell Group, NCGA, and we get an update from Farm Journal’s AgTech Expo in Indianapolis.

 

On Tuesday, President Trump coined himself “the tariff man.” According to Tyson Redpath, senior vice president of The Russell Group, it’s part of “the president’s posture”. He says consumers, brokers, and Chinese firms all have to shoulder some of the tariff price. Redpath says there was a priority placed on achieving deals with Canada and Mexico ahead of China, and that was reflected in the weekend G-20 Summit. He also comments on the status of the USDA payment plan for farmers.

 

Lynn Chrisp, president of the corn board of the National Corn Growers Association, talks about the latest on the commodity changes to the farm bill, and what changes are coming to the RFS.

 

Farm Journal editorial director Rhonda Brooks shares what’s happening at the Farm Journal AgTech Expo in Indianapolis with Josh Henretig, senior director of AI for Earth and Sustainability for Microsoft.

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