Congressman Fortenberry Visits West Point Livestock

June 19th, 2020 | Justin Hanshew

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…

 

Jon Schaben visits with Representative Jeff Fortenberry at West Point Livestock June 18th / RRN

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 cant rely so heavily on exports….

Fortenberry calls for a reset of the trade relationship between the worlds 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.

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