• Trump Changes Course on Cuba; Impact to Ag Unclear

    Jun 16, 2017
    Trump Changes Course on Cuba; Impact to Ag UnclearPresident Trump is asking the Treasury and Commerce Departments to revise policies regarding Cuba. The impact is unclear, but could have a chilling effect on agriculture trade.
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  • Crawford Keeps Cuba Conversations on Course

    Jun 01, 2017
    Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford, long a leader advocating for changing course on U.S.-Cuba policy has previously introduced legislation to help normalize trade relations between the countries. Despite his efforts, and the support of the U.S. rice industry, earlier legislation has not advanced. Crawford is now pushing for a compromise solution he struck with Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) that will keep the discussion about Cuba moving forward.
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