- Craig Uden: President Trump's executive order on the TPP put agricultural families at an even steeper financial disadvantage
- His meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could be crucial for our success, he writes
Craig Uden is the new president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the beef industry's largest membership organization. He is a partner in Darr Feedlot, a commercial cattle feeding business, and runs a family cattle business. The views expressed in this commentary are solely his.
(CNN)With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meeting Friday with President Trump, the issue of international trade is once again front and center. And while we'll certainly hear a lot about how various industries are affected by trade, it's important to remember just how important access to international markets is to an often-overlooked sector: American farmers and ranchers.