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Iowa: Trump Visit Salutes Agriculture – DTN

Iowa: Trump Visit Salutes Agriculture – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 23, 2017

President Donald Trump told Iowa farmers and ranchers Wednesday evening that he will continue to stand with them on a number of issues.  During a campaign-style rally, Trump said he will defend attacks on ethanol, work to eliminate the estate

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Farm State Senators to US Trade Representative: On NAFTA, “Do No Harm.”

Farm State Senators to US Trade Representative: On NAFTA, “Do No Harm.”

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 22, 2017

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday to examine the administration’s approach to trade policy, and heard testimony from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.  Farm state lawmakers expressed concern regarding agriculture and NAFTA renegotiation, admonishing the executive branch to “do no

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Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Whether you consider the current presidential torch as a promising beacon of hope and change or a dangerously broken flamethrower, I think we can all agree that Donald Trump does not hide his lamp under a bushel basket.   Indeed,

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U.S. Beef: 1st Shipment to China in 14 Years DTN

U.S. Beef: 1st Shipment to China in 14 Years DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 16, 2017

It did not take long for the first boxes of U.S. beef to get shipped to mainland China. With a little fanfare from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, the packing plant Greater Omaha Packing sent the first load of boxed beef

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Pima Cotton: Less Acres Planted Due to Cool, Wet Conditions

Pima Cotton: Less Acres Planted Due to Cool, Wet Conditions

👤From Supima 🕔Jun 16, 2017

The 2016/17 pima cotton crop year is coming to an end with less than 2 months of reporting to go and will end on a positive note with export shipments approaching those from three years ago.  As of June 1,

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China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which grants tolerance to 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, will now be

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China’s Evolving Ag Support Policies

China’s Evolving Ag Support Policies

👤By Mina Hejazi and Mary Marchant, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Jun 14, 2017

China’s agricultural imports—and policies affecting those agricultural products—have important implications for the United States because China has become the top agricultural export market for American goods (see Figure 1). Even though China’s agricultural imports from the United States decreased from

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U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China’s Ag Policies

U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China’s Ag Policies

👤By Mary Marchant, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Jun 14, 2017

International trade deficits have recently been reputed as “bad” for the economy; however, agriculture has posted a trade surplus since 1959. For U.S. agriculture, trade represents 20% of farmers’ income on average, and more for specific commodities—70% for cotton and

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Dow Enlist Corn Available in U.S. for 2018; China Approves Import

Dow Enlist Corn Available in U.S. for 2018; China Approves Import

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Enlist corn will be commercially available in the United States for the 2018 growing season. Dow AgroSciences announced the launch today after the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China approved the import of grain produced from corn

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – China 2017/18 Soybean Imports Soar

Global Markets: Oilseeds – China 2017/18 Soybean Imports Soar

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Global soybean consumption is forecast to grow 4 percent in 2017/18, driven mainly by China’s strong protein feed demand. This demand is projected to lift soybean imports to a record 93 million tons. Despite recent variability in animal production, expanding

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