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U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last week. As it has done for well

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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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Global Markets: Wheat – Sub-Saharan Consumption Outpacing Production; Pushes Imports Higher

Global Markets: Wheat – Sub-Saharan Consumption Outpacing Production; Pushes Imports Higher

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Demand for wheat in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has expanded dramatically in recent years. In addition to rapid population growth, per capita consumption is also trending higher, driven by urbanization, changing tastes, and rising incomes. In countries such as Nigeria and

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Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

👤From U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Oct 6, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) to negotiating new deals, as repeatedly promised by President

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Recovering EU Rapeseed Production Offsetting Lower Imports

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

In 2017/18, EU rapeseed production is forecast to recover to 22.0 million tons. This is expected to diminish the need for extensive imports in the coming year while allowing processors to maintain crush at high levels – similar to 2016/17.

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UK Not Ready for Brexit’s Impact on Food, Report Warns

UK Not Ready for Brexit’s Impact on Food, Report Warns

👤From the University of Sussex 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Severe problems with the UK food system are likely unless issues are addressed, according to latest expert report The retail industry is predicting price rises of up to 22 per cent in imported goods, if the UK opts for a

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Ag Groups Fear Trump Plan to Limit Steel Imports Will Backfire on Trade – DTN

Ag Groups Fear Trump Plan to Limit Steel Imports Will Backfire on Trade – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Farm groups are cautioning the Trump administration not to open a “Pandora’s Box” by claiming restrictions on steel and aluminum are needed to protect “national security.” Eighteen agricultural groups wrote to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Tuesday, stressing that

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Cotton: EPA Registers Enlist Duo for Phytogen Cottonseed, Controversy Continues – DTN

Cotton: EPA Registers Enlist Duo for Phytogen Cottonseed, Controversy Continues – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jan 16, 2017

Cotton growers are one step closer to another herbicide trait technology for use in 2017. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has registered Enlist Duo, a premix of 2,4-D choline and glyphosate for postemergence use on Enlist cotton varieties, which will

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U. S. Challenges European Union Beef Ban – DTN

U. S. Challenges European Union Beef Ban – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 23, 2016

The U.S. Trade Representative is planning a public hearing in mid-February to consider possibly reinstating punitive trade measures against the European Union over the EU’s ban on beef grown with certain hormone implants. The hearing starts the process of possibly

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Rice: U.S. Market Access an Uphill Climb in EU

Rice: U.S. Market Access an Uphill Climb in EU

👤 By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Oct 21, 2016

Popular opposition to trade agreements and EU protectionism of “sensitive” agricultural products, including rice, are two factors holding back progress on a massive trade deal between the United States and the European Union called the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,

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