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Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

👤By Kathy Baylis, Jonathan Coppess, and Qianting Xie, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Nov 16, 2017

While overshadowed by concerns about North Korea, trade discussions loomed large in President Trump’s recent trip to Asia. Earlier statements from the Administration have raised concerns about the bilateral free trade agreement with South Korea. The South Korea-U.S. Free Trade

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NAFTA Perspectives: Lawmakers, Ag Secretary, Farmers, and Mexico

NAFTA Perspectives: Lawmakers, Ag Secretary, Farmers, and Mexico

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Today’s update takes a closer look at recent USDA agricultural trade export data for fiscal year 2017, and then proceeds to examine recent news items that provide perspective on NAFTA trade issues from lawmakers, the Secretary of Agriculture, farmers, and

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NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Nov 10, 2017

House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to finish the negotiations quickly to avoid a decline in U.S.

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New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation

New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife 🕔Nov 6, 2017

Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are properly documented is important for every agricultural business, whether it is a processing plant, a dairy or an orchard, said two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists. Dr.

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Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Extended – U.S. Dairy Proposal Rejected

Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Extended – U.S. Dairy Proposal Rejected

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Background Ana Swanson reported on Tuesday at The New York Times Online that, “Until Tuesday, the North American Free Trade Agreement looked like it might be headed for a quick demise. Now, it could be headed for a slow, painful

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NAFTA Talks Move to Canada – DTN

NAFTA Talks Move to Canada – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 26, 2017

As the third round of renegotiation talks for the North American Free Trade Agreement start Saturday in Ottawa, Canada, it’s unclear how much trade negotiators have delved into the battle over Canada’s supply management system for dairy, poultry and eggs.

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Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

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

Today’s update highlights recent information on U.S. agricultural exports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and also explores agricultural related trade issues that have been identified in recent news articles. USDA Agricultural Trade Update The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and

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Illinois: Farm Income Trends Vary with Crop or Livestock Choice

Illinois: Farm Income Trends Vary with Crop or Livestock Choice

👤By Brandy Krapf, Dwight Raab, and Bradley Zwilling, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Farm incomes can and do very greatly from year to year. As well, farm incomes vary by type of farm. This article will review trends in size, income for a group of Illinois FBFM member farms from 2012 to 2016.

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FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Last month, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its latest baseline update for U.S. agricultural markets. Recall that in its March baseline report, FAPRI indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from

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Ag Labor Needs and Trump Immigration Changes Stir the Policy Pot – DTN

Ag Labor Needs and Trump Immigration Changes Stir the Policy Pot – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 8, 2017

A broader debate on ag labor and immigration could come from President Donald Trump’s decision to end federal protection for roughly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants granted temporary immunity from deportation by former President Barack Obama.   The move by the

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