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Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S. agriculture.

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Livestock Markets: More Exports, Fewer Imports Supporting U.S. Beef

Livestock Markets: More Exports, Fewer Imports Supporting U.S. Beef

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 17, 2017

More exports and fewer imports are helping to support beef markets, with February total beef exports up 19.3 percent and, combined with the January total, represent a year-to-date increase of 20.1 percent for the first two months of the 2017.

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Beef Industry Could Benefit from China Reopening Its Doors to U.S.

Beef Industry Could Benefit from China Reopening Its Doors to U.S.

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

It’s been nearly 14 years since China allowed sales of U.S. beef in that country, but that may be about to change. And that’s very good news for the U.S. beef and cattle industry, according to a Kansas State University

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U.S. Livestock and Poultry Outlook: Too Much Meat? Maybe. – DTN

U.S. Livestock and Poultry Outlook: Too Much Meat? Maybe. – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Is there such a thing as too much meat? Maybe, according to the USDA World Agricultural Board. In an initial 2017 outlook comments for the beef, pork, and poultry industry, USDA cited 2016 as a record year for meat production

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Farm Policy: Trade Agreement Uncertainty – Lingering Concern for Farmers

Farm Policy: Trade Agreement Uncertainty – Lingering Concern for Farmers

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 7, 2017

Recent news items suggest that anxiety in the agricultural community over Trump administration trade policy is not going away.  After promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), floating the the idea of a 20% border tax adjustment or

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Livestock: International Trade Moderating U.S. Meat Production

Livestock: International Trade Moderating U.S. Meat Production

👤BY Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Oct 17, 2016

Recently released data indicates U.S. meat exports continued to grow year over year for August, with international trade moderating increased U.S meat production. Beef exports increased 29.5 percent compared to year-ago-levels last year, as did pork exports, up 11.4 percent,

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Beef Checkoff Battle Continues – DTN

Beef Checkoff Battle Continues – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 7, 2016

A recent legal move by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association to have a say in the release of documents related to government audits of the beef checkoff system has been challenged by the group that sued for those documents. A

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Livestock: China to Accept U.S. Beef? Confucius Says Yes – DTN

Livestock: China to Accept U.S. Beef? Confucius Says Yes – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Sep 23, 2016

“Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.” Confucius, you took the words right out of my month. Well, maybe I would have put it a bit differently, just to promote a few grains of comprehensible rice. But

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How Foods Taste To Consumers Heavily Steered By What They’re Told

How Foods Taste To Consumers Heavily Steered By What They’re Told

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 24, 2016

Our beliefs about how farm animals are raised can shape our meat-eating experience, according to a new study led by Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. For the study, Barrett and co-author Eric Anderson, PhD’15,

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U.S. Beef Exports to South Korea Up 25.7% – DTN

U.S. Beef Exports to South Korea Up 25.7% – DTN

👤By Richard Smith, DTN Japan Correspondent 🕔Aug 15, 2016

South Korea’s imports of U.S. beef increased by 25.7% to 61,602 tons from January to May this year, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the National Agriculture Cooperative Federation, better known as NongHyup. Average

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