Texas Farmers Watching Proposal to Increase Tariffs on French Cheese

AUSTIN, Texas – A proposed hike in tariffs could hurt cheese retailers in the Unites States, and Texas farmers say if retailers are hurt, the pain could trickle down to their businesses as well.

Ben Guyton works on five acres of farmland in Dripping Springs where there are roughly 100 Nubian, Saanen, and Alpine goats.

“We are a farmstead producer. We milk our own goats for all the milk, for the cheese,” he said.

But cheese farms like Pure Luck Dairy are looking at how the threat of higher tariffs will affect their businesses.

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