Canada's dairy industry is officially on U.S. President Donald Trump's radar.
Trump said during a speech in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday that Canada has been "very unfair" to dairy farmers and "we're going to start working on that".
The National Milk Producers Federation says about 15 percent of dairy production in the United States is exported with one-third of the exports in the form of powdered milk, cheese and whey protein going to Mexico.
"Canada does not accept the contention that Canada's dairy policies are the cause of financial loss for dairy farmers in the United States", Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY that was released Tuesday night in rebuttal to Trump's surprise criticism of Canada earlier in the day.
Standing up for dairy farmers in Wisconsin "demands fair trade with all of our trading partners", Trump said, "and that includes Canada".
"To use a phrase that has recently come out of the U.S., Wisconsin farmers are using 'alternative facts, '" Isabelle Bouchard, the director of communications and government relations at the industry group Dairy Farmers of Canada, told the Washington Post.
Trump last week promised "pleasant surprises" from planned renegotiations of NAFTA, an agreement he's called the worst deal in USA history.
LISTEN: Could an end to supply management be good for Canada?
After years of American farmers sending their ultra-filtered milk north of the border without being subject to tariffs, Ontario dairy farmers agreed last year to sell ultra-filtered milk to Canadian processors, such as Saputo Inc. and Parmalat Canada Inc., at prices competitive with global rates.
President Donald Trump prepares to speak at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 6, 2017, after the USA fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians.
The dairy dispute comes at a sensitive time for U.S. NY exported more to Canada in 2016 than any country in the world. "The Wisconsin people are trying to find an enemy - when in reality, the problem they have is that they're overproducing".
"It is important that we work together to grow the middle class, and not lay blame where it does not belong", MacNaughton writers. He suggested it has stalled his attempt to renegotiate NAFTA.
The Trump administration has yet to give Congress a required 90-day notification that it plans to open negotiations on Nafta with Canada and Mexico.
"The whole thing is ridiculous".
"We're going to make some very big changes", he said.
Since last May, Northern Ireland voters have gone to the polls for two Assembly elections and for the European Union referendum. Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams tweeted that it was another chance to vote against Brexit.
On Sunday, the first family congratulated the Americans with Easter, the White House invited 200,000 kids to celebrate this day. And, well, since the president is who he is, he got in a little remark about what a great job he's doing, too.
The superintendent said the Martinez family wanted to honor Jonathan's memory by getting the word out about Williams syndrome . Teachers hugged one another and wiped away tears as they returned to the school Tuesday to retrieve their belongings.
I think that might bode well for us where we really have nothing to lose and I think it's going to allow us to let our game go. The Blue Jackets are on the brink of elimination, but they weren't the only team playing in desperation mode Sunday night.
There are, however, concerns that the nation is possibly preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a missile launch soon. The military also rolled out what appear to be a number of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) variants.
They must reapply every two years to keep their legal status, something his attorneys said he has done. Customs and Border Protection of Montes's interaction with the officer who initially detained him.
But voters appear to be warming to his message that he is a safe pair of hands in an election of largely untested candidates. It warned main candidates in the ballot of a threat to their security, according to campaign officials.
It was the Boston Marathon yesterday, and it marks 50 years since an incredible event for runners and women everywhere. Jock Semple, the official who tried to push her off the track, died in 1988 as one of Switzer's friends.
President Trump has warned against further provocations, sending an aircraft carrier group to the region as a show of force. Recent satellite imagery suggests the country could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time.
At the United Nations, Russia's deputy ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, strongly criticized what he called the U.S. USA officials informed Russian forces ahead of the missile strikes on and avoided hitting Russian personnel.
An employee inside the building said it likely had to do with Arkansas executions and Griffen's temporary restraining order. Judge Wendell Griffen has joined the #deathpenalty protest at the Governor's Mansion, simulating an inmate being executing.
Apple Makes Its Apps Available For Free
A while ago, users purchasing new Macs or iPhones discovered that these applications were now free on their platform. In case you are unaware of the nature of these apps, well, their names are pretty self-explanatory.
Watch Braun Strowman And Big Show Break The Ring!
Brock Lesnar superplexed Big Show in 2004 and Mark Henry in 2011 simply threw him to the stage, to break the ring. I just remember when it happened because ... you don't know how the stunt is going to look.
Tulloch set to announce retirement from NFL
For his charitable works, he was named the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee four consecutive years. The charity holds events and visits schools around Detroit to promote education and help families in need.
Bilic says Irons must be… West Ham united
We are playing home against a team that, we can say they're playing good, but they are five points behind us. Guardiola had said last week that "qualifying for the Champions League is definitely like winning a trophy".
Estes wins congressional seat in hard-fought election
According to the Huffington Post , much of the credit goes to Build the Bench , a program created by Democratic Rep. After Tuesday night's 4th District win for Republican Ron Estes , some are taking a closer look at the numbers .
Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death
In another video Stephens posted on Sunday, he claimed to have murdered 13 people and said he was going to kill more. Police said the Easter Sunday shooting occurred on a residential road in east Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood.
Scottish leader: May looking to move UK to right
She said the government had the right plan to negotiate Brexit , and there would be no change of course. European Council President Donald Tusk said he had a phone conversation with May after her announcement.
Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'
One US official said the prospective shoot-down strategy would be aimed at occurring after a nuclear test, reports The Guardian . But we're going to redouble our efforts to bring diplomatic and economic pressure to bear on North Korea .
Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Lewandowski has been in fine form in the Champions League this season with seven goals in eight appearances.