Tag: Peter Clark

U.S. dairy subsidies equal 73 percent of producer returns, says new report

Comparing government support for Canadian versus American dairy farmers is not a simple black and white process. While Canada’s dairy sector operates under a regulated supply management system, the U.S. government’s support for its dairy farmers is less direct. Support, in its various forms, equaled 73 percent of U.S. dairy farmers’ market returns in 2015,… Read more »

No Need to Panic About NAFTA With President-Elect Trump?

Donald Trump has been clear about what he thinks of the North American Free Trade Agreement, calling it different versions of “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere” throughout his campaign. Now that he’s the president-elect, Trump having the unilateral ability to pull the U.S. out of NAFTA on six months notice is a… Read more »