U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from the press as he departs the White House January 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is scheduled to travel to New Orleans today to address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th annual convention. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
President Trump will be speaking at the American Farm Bureau Federation's convention in New Orleans today.
This comes after agriculture struggled in 2018 amid tariffs and a lack of sales to China.
Still, Farm Bureau members say they are looking forward to the visit with the President. Many are optimistic for 2019 after the passing of the farm bill, which provides a financial safety net for farm producers.
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