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U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 15, 2017

U.S. agriculture got some significant trade wins with China under a 100-day trade action plan that was rolled out late Thursday night in an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department. Under the framework laid out as part of initial actions

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Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

👤By James Mintert, Purdue University 🕔May 1, 2017

The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on trade within the NAFTA trade bloc (U.S., Canada and Mexico).

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Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

Livestock Market: Continued Strong Domestic, Export Beef Demand Expected

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The cattle industry in general and feedlots in particular have done a good job managing growing livestock supplies for most of the last year, helping to minimize supply pressure coming to bear on cattle markets in the coming months. In

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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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