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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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Farm Policy: Growing Resistance to Trump’s Trade Agenda from Farm Export States

Farm Policy: Growing Resistance to Trump’s Trade Agenda from Farm Export States

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

Recall that last month, at a press conference before the Senate Ag Committee’s first Farm Bill hearing in Kansas, Committee Chairman Pat Roberts pointed out that, “And trade — trade is on the minds of every farmer, every rancher. And I

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Livestock Market: Our ‘Commander in Deals’ Needs to Keep the Finish in Mind – DTN

Livestock Market: Our ‘Commander in Deals’ Needs to Keep the Finish in Mind – DTN

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Feb 10, 2017

One month into Livestock Market Year 2017 and what’s not to like. I’ll pause for the janitorial staff to mop the floor of phlegm, spittle and vomit, convulsive reactions such an assessment might force from the months of demonstrators, Federal

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Farm Policy: U.S. Food Producers, Shippers Speed Up Exports to Mexico

Farm Policy: U.S. Food Producers, Shippers Speed Up Exports to Mexico

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 2, 2017

Reuters writers Tom Polansek and Mark Weinraub reported on Tuesday that, “U.S. food producers and shippers are trying to speed up exports to Mexico and line up alternative markets as concerns rise that this lucrative business could be at risk if

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Rice: Vietnam May Have Huge Advantage Over U.S. if Trade Deals Change

Rice: Vietnam May Have Huge Advantage Over U.S. if Trade Deals Change

👤By Marvin Lehrer, USA Rice 🕔Feb 2, 2017

According to press reports, the government of Mexico (GOM) may move forward with implementing individual bi-lateral trade deals with many of the countries that participated in the now defunct Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  These countries include Australia, Brunei, Malaysia, New

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California: Trump Dumps TPP – Almond Industry Touts Strong Global Trade

California: Trump Dumps TPP – Almond Industry Touts Strong Global Trade

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 24, 2017

The Almond Alliance of California, an organization made up of hullers and related processors, responded to President Trumps dumping of the Trans-Pacific Partnership with a call for developing “strong global trade relationships resulting in fair and economically beneficial trade deals.”

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Rice: TTP is Gone. USA Rice Hopes for Improved Trade Agreements with Japan and the EU

Rice: TTP is Gone. USA Rice Hopes for Improved Trade Agreements with Japan and the EU

👤By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Jan 24, 2017

President Trump yesterday followed through on a key campaign promise and sent a Memorandum to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) instructing the agency to inform the 11 other Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) partners that the United States

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