On January 14, 2019, Jim Chilton, an Arizona farmer, leaves after shaking hands with US President Donald Trump at the Farm Bureau's annual convention at the Farm Center, Ernest Convention Center. N. Morial of New Orleans, Louisiana.
"It's going to cost producers millions of dollars when the crop prices are announced," said McGreevy.
Now in his 24th day, l & # 39; stop is the longest in US history and there does not seem to be any resolution in sight. The point of friction is the president Donald Trumpinsists that funding for its border wall be included in spending.
On Monday, the president asked farmers to stay with him when he went to the Farm Bureau at his annual convention in New Orleans.
He also said that his policies would help the agricultural sector, even if they were causing short-term problems.
However, the delay still has longer-term consequences, McGreevy said.
"Farmers are struggling right now, all the prices are low, and we are trying to make money, and we are making decisions now about spring planting," he said. "It is therefore very important that the prices of the crop are announced and that this money is in the hands of the producers."
Last week, the Ministry of Agriculture announced that it would extend the deadline for farmers affected by trade war to ask for help. The deadline was originally set for January 15th, but will now be delayed by the closing days of the department due to closure.
– Jacob Pramuk and AJ Vielma of CNBC; Reuters and AP contributed to this report.