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Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

Livestock Market: China’s Meat and Poultry Import Forecast, 2018

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 16, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)  released its biannual “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade” report.  Published in April and October, the report is “designed to give a snapshot of the current situation among the major players

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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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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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Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers Advised to Prepare for TS Cindy

Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers Advised to Prepare for TS Cindy

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Arkansas livestock producers are being advised to make preparations for the arrival of what will be left of Tropical Storm Cindy once it’s done with the gulf states. Cindy, the third named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, was expected

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Cuba After Trump Decision: Both Sides of the Picture – DTN

Cuba After Trump Decision: Both Sides of the Picture – DTN

👤By Jim Patrico Progressive, Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Jun 21, 2017

When I traveled to Cuba last fall, I met American businessman Saul Berenthal. He’s a 70-something man with more energy than a 20-year-old and so much charm he stood out even in Havana, a city full of characters. A Cuban

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Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

Farmland Values Up; Income and Cash Rents Declined – St. Louis Fed, 1Q 2017 Report

👤From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 🕔May 18, 2017

Farm income declined in the first quarter of 2017 from a year earlier according to the latest survey of agricultural bankers in the Eighth Federal Reserve District. Proportionately more bankers reported that farm households continued to trim household expenditures and

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U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 15, 2017

U.S. agriculture got some significant trade wins with China under a 100-day trade action plan that was rolled out late Thursday night in an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department. Under the framework laid out as part of initial actions

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Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

Livestock Markets: NAFTA Trade Is Important for Meat Industry

👤By James Mintert, Purdue University 🕔May 1, 2017

The 2016 election cycle created a lot of confusion about the importance and benefits of trade in general. In particular, a good bit of the election year rhetoric focused on trade within the NAFTA trade bloc (U.S., Canada and Mexico).

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Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Apr 12, 2017

This past December the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) issued an “interim final rule; request for comments” titled, “Scope of Sections 202(a) and (b) of the Packers and Stockyards Act [PS Act],” and two proposed rules, “Poultry Grower

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