The cease-fire of an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China is igniting hopes of a possible de-escalation drove markets to start of the week, despite retaliatory tariffs still being in place.
Bill Shipley, president of the Iowa Soybean Association, says, "To say China matters to U.S. soybean farmers would be an understatement." He invited President Trump to his farm for a visit about trade policies.
One industry feeds the other—and both need relief from trade conflicts. Iowa Soybean Association president Lindsay Geiner tells Chip Flory on AgriTalk about the current crop conditions and state of the pork industry.