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What new NAFTA Deal means for dairy farmers in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- After more than a year of negotiations, a new trade agreement was reached for the US, Canada , and Mexico.

The new agreement reveals Canada is opening its dairy market to US farmers meaning Wisconsin farmers can send over more milk products.

"I'm thrilled. I think it's a good deal. I think it will help the US dairy farmers. I think working with Canada is good for both countries," said Sherry Siemers-Peterman, a dairy farmer.

Canadian farmers aren't as thrilled. The new trade deal gives 3.6% market access to American producers. For many Canadians, that means lost jobs on the farm and in processing plants. 

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