Congressman Jeff Fortenberry made a stop at the West Point Livestock Auction on Thursday morning. Since a livestock auction barn is an integral part of the beef supply chain and price discovery, Fortenberry says he supports the current U-S-D-A investigation into potential market manipulation…
The delicate nature of trade with China was a topic of discussion. The Representative says since trade is so volatile right now, the 21st century farmer can’t rely so heavily on exports….
Fortenberry calls for a reset of the trade relationship between the world’s two largest economies, aligning our systems so China is not cheating and lying to the United States.
Fortenberry also complimented Cuming County and the West Point area. He says the people are hard-working and willing to reinvest in their community.