Pear Tariff Part 2
Pear Tariff Part 2. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Fruit Grower Report.
We have been looking at the problems being brought to bear on some of fruit produced in the northwest and exported to
MOFFITT: They’re working with other groups as well, those others that are affected by this and what will happen and what we’re starting to encourage first of all are phone calls to our elected officials to explain how this is going to hurt us. We’re generating background and information to provide to our industry groups like Wenatchee Traffic Association, Yakima Valley Grower/Shipper Association.
He says they are trying to generate as many phone calls to government leaders as possible and are going across the border for help as well.
MOFFITT: We’re also looking at talking to the importers on the Mexican side because they’re obviously going to hurt from not having the fruit to import and we’re even looking at some potential legal action. We’re in touch with somebody from
Strangely enough Moffitt says there is a bright side here.
MOFFITT: They’ve stopped importing from
That’s today’s Fruit Grower Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.