Continued trade expansion with China and the expansion of Trade Promotion Authority to open up new opportunities for overseas ag sales are major priorities across the entire industry heading into 2021 as leaders take stock of how Biden administration officials will influence export sales in the new year. Groups like Farmers for Free Trade are pushing for a new round of trade talks with China to confirm a phase-two trade deal through 2021 and beyond, and there are hopes that President-elect Biden’s nominee for U.S. Trade Ambassador, Katherine Tai, will be able to effectively leverage her experience in negotiating with China to get that done. Meanwhile, ag leaders said Tuesday domestic infrastructure — everything from roads, bridges and waterways to rural broadband — will be critical to ensuring the U.S. meets its global ag trade obligations. See more from this week’s discussions.