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Kansas City Fed: Robust Corn, Soybean Production Make Exports Increasingly Important

Kansas City Fed: Robust Corn, Soybean Production Make Exports Increasingly Important

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Cortney Cowley, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, indicated in an update last week (“As Winter Looms, Key Risks Keep Ag Outlook Cool“) that, “Following steep declines for three consecutive years, farm income was expected to stabilize in 2017 and

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Ag Trade: U.S. Reaps Benefits of Free Trade Agreement with Korea

Ag Trade: U.S. Reaps Benefits of Free Trade Agreement with Korea Updated

👤By Saquib Ahsan, USDA FAS 🕔Jan 2, 2018

Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at Source Link at the bottom of the page. U.S. agricultural exports to South Korea have grown in recent years, largely due to tariff reductions and the lifting of non-tariff barriers. The U.S.-Korea

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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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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: What’s the Story Behind It?

NAFTA: What’s the Story Behind It?

👤By Steve Burak, Kathy Baylis, and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Nov 13, 2017

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been in the news for the last year-and-a-half; in the summer of 2016, Presidential candidate Trump vowed from the campaign trail, to renegotiate the “worst trade deal ever.” Candidate Trump also announced

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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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Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

👤From U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Oct 6, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) to negotiating new deals, as repeatedly promised by President

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U.S. Agriculture Often Bears the Cost of Trade Disputes

U.S. Agriculture Often Bears the Cost of Trade Disputes

👤By Steve Burak, Kathy Baylis, and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Potential trade disputes are approaching from all directions with significant implications for American agriculture. To the north and south, the US government is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Just last week, the three countries

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Ag Trade: USGC Statement On Potential Withdrawal From KORUS

Ag Trade: USGC Statement On Potential Withdrawal From KORUS

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 5, 2017

“The U.S. Grains Council strongly opposes withdrawal from the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), an action that will lead to immediate and sustained losses in sales to our third largest corn customer. “South Korea is an example of the transformational

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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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