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Farm Policy: NAFTA Ag Ministers Meet in Georgia; Mexico Tries to Reduce U.S. Ag Imports

Farm Policy: NAFTA Ag Ministers Meet in Georgia; Mexico Tries to Reduce U.S. Ag Imports

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Background Wall Street Journal writer Jacob Bunge reported late last week that, “Friction between the U.S. and Mexico over trade is starting to cut into sales for U.S. farmers and agricultural companies, adding uncertainty for an industry struggling with low

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Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

Trump World: Less Talk and More Substance; U.S.-China Beef Agreement – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Whether you consider the current presidential torch as a promising beacon of hope and change or a dangerously broken flamethrower, I think we can all agree that Donald Trump does not hide his lamp under a bushel basket.   Indeed,

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Farm Policy: Perdue Discusses White House Budget – Crop Insurance, Research, Dairy

Farm Policy: Perdue Discusses White House Budget – Crop Insurance, Research, Dairy

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jun 14, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing yesterday to discuss the President’s FY2018 budget request and heard testimony from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.  Recall that late last month, Sec. Perdue discussed the executive branch agricultural budget outline before the

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Limit Your Expectations: Perdue’s New Foreign Ag Trade Office – Policy Pennings

Limit Your Expectations: Perdue’s New Foreign Ag Trade Office – Policy Pennings

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔May 24, 2017

The new Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, released a Report to Congress (RTC) “On the proposed 2017 reorganization of the Department of Agriculture to establish an Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs” on May 11, 2017.   The

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Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Testifies on State of Rural Economy

Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Testifies on State of Rural Economy

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔May 18, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee yesterday at a hearing on the “State of the Rural Economy.”  Today’s update includes an overview of the testimony provided by the former GOP Governor of Georgia, as well as

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USDA: Secretary Perdue Announces Creation of Undersecretary for Trade

USDA: Secretary Perdue Announces Creation of Undersecretary for Trade

👤From USDA 🕔May 11, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the creation of an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a recognition of the ever-increasing importance of international trade to American agriculture. Perdue made the

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Arkansas: Ag Sec. Perdue Visits Flood Areas, Pledges Support to Farmers

Arkansas: Ag Sec. Perdue Visits Flood Areas, Pledges Support to Farmers

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔May 9, 2017

Arkansas farmers hit by flooding can expect an expedited disaster declaration, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Sunday following a flyover of northeast Arkansas. Perdue, Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Sen. John Boozman, and U.S. House members Rick Crawford and French

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Ag Sec. Purdue Talks Trade, Renewable Fuels, Sunny Outlook – DTN

Ag Sec. Purdue Talks Trade, Renewable Fuels, Sunny Outlook – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 8, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke to Iowa farm leaders Friday morning, reassuring them he would take the lead in trade talks for farmers and defend renewable fuels production, which is critical to Midwest agriculture. Perdue has been on the job

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Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Visits Iowa – Discusses Trade, RFS

Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Visits Iowa – Discusses Trade, RFS

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔May 8, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited an Iowa farm on Friday and took questions from producers.  In his remarks, Secretary Perdue addressed a number of issues; today’s update focuses more narrowly on his comments relating to trade and biofuels.  Also,

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Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Intervenes on NAFTA – Trade Issues Persist

Farm Policy: Secretary Perdue Intervenes on NAFTA – Trade Issues Persist

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔May 1, 2017

During last week’s tumultuous developments on trade, news reports indicated that Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was providing President Trump with data driven advice with respect to NAFTA and agriculture, and urged him not to trigger a U.S. withdrawal from

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