Walker hopes Trump's tough talk catches Canada's attention

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The president of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin said most of Wisconsin's 75 dairy farmers desperately looking for new milk buyers before Monday's deadline have found them. Breitbart News, which was present at the event, reported Mr Trump claimed dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate NY are getting "killed by NAFTA".

Sarah Lloyd and Nels Nelson, who tend 350 dairy cows on a 400-hectare property northwest of Madison, say their view is that Trump's got it all wrong.

It also notes the new milk class that provides Ontario processors skim milk solids at discounted prices aims "to undercut the price and displace current sales of USA dairy ingredients".

"Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard", he tweeted.

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA and get a "better deal" for the US, but his provocative steps against both Mexico and Canada could leave Wisconsin farmers caught in the crossfire.

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On Thursday, President Donald Trump reiterated that Canada was to blame for the current crisis, and that he's seeking a solution.

On Thursday Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and a group of 70 bipartisan House members sent a letter to the president urging him to hold Canada accountable for its current trade commitments to the USA, especially the dairy industry.

"If NAFTA were functioning properly you wouldn't be having these sorts of very prickly, very unfortunate developments back to back", Ross said.

"I look forward to working with the administration to pressure and persuade the Canadians to reverse this unwise policy, which is a violation of our agreements", Schumer said.

The lobby group Dairy Farmers of Canada has spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the years promoting milk to Canadians, while consumption of fluid milk per capita has dropped for nearly three decades.

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Tewksbury first milked cows as a kid growing up on his father's dairy farm in northeastern Pennsylvania. "So while there will be irritants in sectors, we believe that overall, the trading relationship is in the interest of both countries". The U.S.is among the top three major exporters of cheese on the world market (including the European Union and New Zealand), yet it's the only one to have experienced a loss in market share between 2014 and 2015.

"The farmers want us to continue services them". "Before we get going here I have to tell you I have a lot of respect for Canada, for the dairy farmers in Canada", Tewksbury says, seemingly before taking a breath.

FC Stone equated the average 80 percent butterfat GDT butter price to $2.1648 per pound U.S. CME butter closed last Friday at $2.09 per pound.

The congressional letter to President Trump followed a call Tuesday between him and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during which dairy exports were among the key topics discussed. Processors maybe need to build more plants and they are only going to build more plants if they know there is a milk supply. "The fabric of our dairy industry is being tested now, but I think it will show its strength over the next couple of weeks", North said.

"We were fearful that if we just got talk, if the federal government said this was important, it wouldn't get Canada's attention", Walker said.

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