US farming is a 'very challenging environment' right now: Economist

2:57 AM ET Tue, 14 May 2019

Michael Nepveux of the American Farm Bureau Federation says retaliatory tariffs placed on U.S. farmers from China are a "net negative" for the agricultural industry. He also says African swine fever, which is spreading through China, would have been a "perfect opportunity" for American pork producers, but they still face high tariffs.