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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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Western Corn Rootworm: Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade Gets China’s Approval – DTN

Western Corn Rootworm: Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade Gets China’s Approval – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Syngenta’s rootworm trait, Agrisure Duracade, is one step closer to full commercialization after receiving import approval from China Monday morning.   However, the trait is still awaiting approval from the European Union (EU), which will limit the company’s ability to

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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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Soybean Production: South America is on Top but Don’t Overlook Black Sea Countries

Soybean Production: South America is on Top but Don’t Overlook Black Sea Countries

👤By Carl Zulauf and Allan Lines, Ohio State University; and Natalia Pryshliak, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University, Ukraine 🕔Jun 5, 2017

South America dominates the U.S. view of agricultural production in the rest of the world, in part because it has supplanted the U.S. as the leading producer of soybeans. Such a view is myopic, thus missing important storylines. One of

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ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

🕔Apr 7, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission told ChemChina on Tuesday that the agency approves ChemChina’s $43 billion purchase of Syngenta AG, but will require ChemChina to sell the assets and licensing of 3 specific pesticides.   After the FTC approved the deal on

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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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Dow, DuPont Forge Ahead Despite Anti-Trust Probe – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 14, 2016

Despite the European Union reopening its anti-trust probe into the merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont, a top executive in the merged company’s agricultural division said Thursday the two companies still plan for the merger to close by the end

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