US Representative Rick Crawford is taking a trip to Cuba next month to work on opening up markets in that country for trade. Crawford says commodities, such as American-grown crops, can go to Cuba now, but there are hefty restrictions that make trade difficult:
He says two top staples that are grown in Arkansas meet a huge demand in Cuba:
Arkansas leads the nation in the amount of rice grown and is the second largest poultry producer in the United States. Crawford’s trip takes place April sixth through the ninth.