A committee asked Lighthizer if China had provided any signals they were prepared to hold up their end of the bargain when it comes to making purchases of agricultural products from the U.S.
Here's what he said.
It's getting colder and harvest is not slowing down for some Eastern Iowa farmers yet. It's an area which was once buried with feet of snow. However, the farm economy is on one farmer's mind, even after the snow melts.
Producers are looking at African Swine Fever challenges in China in hopes it will create a boost in soybean price. But, Pete Meyer, Head of Grains and Oilseed Analytics with S&P Global Platts says to look at Brazil.
USDA says it may be weeks until farmers know just how much money they could receive with the new China trade aid.
AgDay has more on the AgriTalk interview between Chip Flory and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue.