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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.
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.
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
Listen to MP3 podcast Some are saying this is the most volatile cattle market ever. An evaluation of that statement would take considerable number crunching, but everyone can agree that few expected cattle prices to go above $170 per hundredweight
“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
The Trans Pacific Partnership talks are a rare opportunity for U.S. agriculture to lower tariffs and expand market access into Japan and other emerging Asian markets, a key player in the talks told cattlemen Friday. Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator