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I women foreman in this area for a little over a hundred years %HESITATION women Farman Hammond since about nineteen eighty Jake winger is a fourth generation almond farmer in California but this year he's heading into the harvest with the big question mark worried about the impact of India's retaliatory trade tariffs on US goods including almonds India used to be the second largest export market in the last year became the largest because India was the place that sort of helped even out the impacts from the China tariffs now we see the new terrace in India and it certainly gives a former is a big question mark as we just are getting into the harvest season in June president trump announced the US was withdrawing India's preferential treatment raising duties on some Indian products entering the U. S. , in response India impose higher tariffs on twenty eight US products including almonds apples and walnuts winger says the impact of the new tariffs on growers may not be known until the end of the year to know what the bottom line is we we don't know and a lot of the the organizations that we sell into blue diamond growers is one of the larger there were co op there blending product in paying it out at the end of the year so you don't really know what that impact is going to be until a year later our relationship was made real strides US secretary of state Mike Pompeii %HESITATION recently visited India to suit growing trade tensions president trump is still bouncing on Delhi tweeting on Tuesday India has long had a field day putting tariffs on American products no longer acceptable , and as this batch continues winger says I think farmers are willing to put up with the situation that we're in with tariffs but only for him a certain amount of time and at some point those negotiations have to bear fruit just like our trees do