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Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Round 2 Complete; Concerns Surface on Korean Trade Pact

Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Round 2 Complete; Concerns Surface on Korean Trade Pact

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The U.S., Mexico and Canada concluded a second round of NAFTA discussions yesterday as President Trump has continued to criticize the trade measure.  Meanwhile, concerns surfaced over the weekend about the possibility of a U.S. withdrawal from the South Korean trade

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NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

NAFTA Absorbing Administration, No Time for Japan Agreement – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Though United States agriculture soon would like to see a bilateral trade agreement reached with Japan, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Tuesday he doesn’t see that happening in the near future because of ongoing efforts to renegotiate the North

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Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 1, 2017

In what may be one of the first consequences to the U.S. for backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Japan this week announced an automatic tariff rate increase on imports of frozen beef from the U.S.   An increase

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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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White House Advisor Covers Ag Topics: Trade, Workforce, Infrastructure – DTN

White House Advisor Covers Ag Topics: Trade, Workforce, Infrastructure – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Mar 23, 2017

President Donald Trump’s No. 1 priority for agriculture is international trade, followed by a “reliable, affordable workforce,” Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture on the National Economic Council, told a National Ag Day event at the National

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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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Trump Speech Themes: Infrastructure, Taxes, Immigration and Trade – DTN

Trump Speech Themes: Infrastructure, Taxes, Immigration and Trade – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 1, 2017

President Donald Trump did not talk about farmers or rural America directly in his first State of the Union speech, but his themes regarding infrastructure, taxes, immigration and trade all will resonate in varying ways with farmers.   The president’s

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Farm Business: Looking for Light in the Tunnel of Dark Ag News – DTN

Farm Business: Looking for Light in the Tunnel of Dark Ag News – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 28, 2017

Tim Burrack kept moving from session to session at the USDA Outlook Forum looking for some light at the end of the tunnel for commodity farmers.    Whether it was income forecasts or the growing production strength in South America,

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Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

Farm Bureau President Talks Policy, Politics at USDA Outlook Forum – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Agriculture and rural America have “the greatest opportunity in the history of this country” to change policies for the benefit of American farmers, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation told agricultural economists and policy wonks.   Zippy Duvall,

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Deere, Rabobank, Land O’Lakes – Voice Concerns for 2017 – DTN

Deere, Rabobank, Land O’Lakes – Voice Concerns for 2017 – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 24, 2017

While it’s true that the farm economy has historically cycled through ups and downs with some regularity, don’t expect to ride the up cycle anytime soon.   That was the message from Rajiv Singh, Rabobank’s North American wholesale CEO. Based

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