Hayes: Eliminate trade barriers for new exports and jobs

January 3, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a story in the Jan. 1, 2019 The Epoch Times titled "Agriculture Remains a Sticking Point to US–EU Trade Deal."

Dermot Hayes, an economist at Iowa State University predicts that the elimination of these barriers would bring billions of dollars in new exports and create about 18,000 new American jobs.

Hayes was also interviewed for the story "With falling prices, U.S. pork seeks new world markets" in the Dec. 30, 2018 Sioux City Journal.

This story was also covered by:
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
Ag Update
Globe Gazette


Hayes was also quoted in a Successful Farming story on African Swine Fever, Jan. 2, 2019.

"According to Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes, if the disease makes its way to the United States, losses from ASF could total as much as eight-billion-dollars for the pork industry in one year alone."

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