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Climate-Smart Ag: U.S. Farm Groups, Neighbors Open Dialogue About Strategies – DTN

Climate-Smart Ag: U.S. Farm Groups, Neighbors Open Dialogue About Strategies – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 18, 2018

 Farm organizations are beginning to talk about the evolution of climate-smart agriculture and the need to ensure the U.S. remains at the table as the United Nations begins developing an agricultural framework for climate change. Representatives from more than 30

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Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, with particular focus on soybeans and grains. Earlier this month, USDA’s Economic Research Service updated its agricultural export data set, which included complete numbers for the first two months of Fiscal

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USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future marketing and trade policy programs. While U.S. rice faces tariff

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NAFTA: Mexican Market Growing but Trade Negotiations Put U.S. on Shaky Ground

NAFTA: Mexican Market Growing but Trade Negotiations Put U.S. on Shaky Ground

👤 From U.S. Grains Council 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Increasing demand in Mexico could mean big business for U.S. agriculture, but U.S. farmers and agribusinesses may have to work harder to capture a share due to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Mexican customers and

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Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Over 40 percent of U.S. rice exports (product weight basis) are paddy rice, which differs from world market trade as the top Asian exporters almost exclusively ship milled rice. This feature is attributable to two factors: U.S. milled rice prices

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Texas: U.S. Ag Trade Fueled by Demand, Steady Yields

Texas: U.S. Ag Trade Fueled by Demand, Steady Yields

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 6, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports value totaled $135 billion in 2016 and experts anticipate future growth if production yields, trade agreements and borrowing power work in lockstep. “Trade is very, very important,”  Dr. Luis Ribera, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in

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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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Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017 increased over $10 billion to the third-highest level on record.  Although the U.S. remains the second largest exporter of agricultural goods in the world, the share of U.S. agricultural exports has fallen from

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NAFTA: Potential Ag Losses Increase Industry Anxiety – DTN

NAFTA: Potential Ag Losses Increase Industry Anxiety – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 17, 2017

A group of 168 farm organizations and companies wrote all 50 governors on Tuesday seeking to defend the North American Free Trade Agreement, reflecting that agricultural groups are more than just a little worried about the prospect of President Donald

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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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