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USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 27, 2017

The two national organizations representing their respective rice industries in the United States and Mexico agree that any renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have serious consequences for the stable and consistent rice trade that has

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Low Farm Prices Impacting Ag Economy – Will Executive Trade Policy Help?

Low Farm Prices Impacting Ag Economy – Will Executive Trade Policy Help?

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 27, 2017

A recent article from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis discussed the downward economic trajectory that has impacted the U.S. farm economy in recent years. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, in remarks this week to USDA employees, noted that trade is

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Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

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

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.

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Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

Farm Policy: Large Stocks Heighten the Importance of Ag Trade – Focus on China, Mexico

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

As global commodity markets cope with abundant stocks of corn, soybeans and wheat, export competitiveness has become increasingly important for U.S. farmers.  Today’s update takes a closer look at these issues with particular focus on trade developments with China and

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Global Markets: Wheat – U.S. Share of Mexican Imports Rebounds

Global Markets: Wheat – U.S. Share of Mexican Imports Rebounds

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Mexico, the second-largest wheat importer in the Western Hemisphere, has historically imported around three-quarters of its needs from the United States. U.S. wheat has benefited from a logistical advantage over other suppliers when exporting to Mexico, allowing for a consistent

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Syngenta-ChemChina Deal: Mexican Government Approves Buyout

Syngenta-ChemChina Deal: Mexican Government Approves Buyout

👤From a press release 🕔Apr 10, 2017

ChemChina’s planned buyout of Syngenta has received approval from the Mexican government’s Federal Economic Competition Commission. Approvals by U.S. and European Union anti-trust agencies were announced last week after ChemChina spun off a trio of generic chemistries in its portfolio. According

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Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management LLC 🕔Apr 6, 2017

The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the crop is being harvested in South America.  Since President Trump

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Farm Policy: Unfolding U.S. Trade Policy Causes Corn Trade Concerns with Mexico

Farm Policy: Unfolding U.S. Trade Policy Causes Corn Trade Concerns with Mexico

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Today’s update examines recent news articles that address issues associated with NAFTA and U.S. corn exports to Mexico.  As the future direction of executive branch trade policy continues to evolve, this uncertainty is potentially weighing on agricultural markets. Trade: NAFTA,

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Texas – LRGV:  Sugarcane Aphid In Sorghum; Boll Weevils, Thrips, Aphids in Cotton

Texas – LRGV: Sugarcane Aphid In Sorghum; Boll Weevils, Thrips, Aphids in Cotton

👤Danielle Sekula IPM Extension Agent, Texas AgriLife 🕔Apr 3, 2017

Hi everyone! It’s been pretty busy already this growing season as many crops, grain sorghum, cotton, and corn were planted a month early due to the unseasonably warm weather we are having down here in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

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Mexico: Largest U.S. Corn Market and 2nd Largest DDG Consumer – DTN

Mexico: Largest U.S. Corn Market and 2nd Largest DDG Consumer – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 3, 2017

The DTN average dried distillers grains, or DDG, spot price was unchanged from one week ago, at $92, for the week ended March 30. Of the 39 locations from which DTN collects spot prices, five bids were $5 higher, one

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