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Livestock: Reading The Market’s Historic Fine Print – DTN

Livestock: Reading The Market’s Historic Fine Print – DTN

👤By John Harrington, DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Dec 29, 2017

The road from Henry C. Wallace to Sonny Perdue constitutes a long journey from one extreme destination to another, especially when marking the nearly century-long route with speed-limit signs linked to the Packers and Stockyards Administration. The convoluted map documents

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Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end estimates Dec. 19 on the value of state crops. The

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Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

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

The U.S. is woefully unprepared to cope with outbreaks of emerging livestock or crop pathogens and pests, whether those outbreaks are caused intentionally or otherwise, experts told the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday. Agricultural security risks have become a major

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USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

USDA: Farm Income Forecast – Most Row Crop Receipts Decline, But Profits Stable

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 30, 2017

After 3 consecutive years of decline, farm sector profits are forecast to be relatively stable in 2017. Net farm income, a broader measure of profits, is forecast to increase $1.7 billion (2.7 percent) from 2016 to $63.2 billion in 2017

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Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

👤By Kathy Baylis, Jonathan Coppess, and Qianting Xie, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Nov 16, 2017

While overshadowed by concerns about North Korea, trade discussions loomed large in President Trump’s recent trip to Asia. Earlier statements from the Administration have raised concerns about the bilateral free trade agreement with South Korea. The South Korea-U.S. Free Trade

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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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Kansas: Community Backlash Has Tyson Foods $320Mln Poultry Complex in the Air

Kansas: Community Backlash Has Tyson Foods $320Mln Poultry Complex in the Air

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 1, 2017

Recent news that Tyson Foods, Inc., is interested in building a $320 million poultry complex in Kansas is bringing a range of reactions from community members where the plant might be located. Two Kansas State University extension specialists answered questions

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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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