The major damage already done by NAFTA renegotiations may be the infrastructure for trade from U.S. competitors.
In Argentina, the early planted crops are nearing the harvest season.
The problem seen by experts is that there are still nearly 12.8 million acres to be planted, and 40% of this surface corresponds to northern Argentina.
Other than just fuel, hydrous soybean-based ethanol can go into perfumes, cleaning materials, solvents, and paints.
After Trump's threats to the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico, a buyer of several other U.S. agricultural products, promised to seek aggressively other sources for agricultural products.
Vietnam and Iran are also increasing their purchases of U.S. soybeans, this year.
Geographically, the safflower is limited to be planted in dry areas like California, the same happens in Argentina.
With low prices, corn is becoming too expensive for debt-strapped farmers in Brazil.
The trade agreements will hinge on an upcoming meeting between the two country's trade leaders.
The. U.S. trade department continues to be a very busy place.