More than $1 billion worth of poultry and poultry products are expected to be exported to China in the coming year, following the dissolution of a U.S. poultry ban imposed since 2015.
Virginia farmers stand to benefit from the recently signed U.S.-Japan interim trade agreement.
With Congress back in session last week, farm advocates traveled to Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to pass the United States Mexico Canada Agreement.
Virginia farmers are among those who stand to benefit from a second round of federal aid designed to offset income losses from foreign trade disputes.
The recent escalation in the trade war between China and the U.S. will make things even more difficult for struggling farmers.