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Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017 increased over $10 billion to the third-highest level on record.  Although the U.S. remains the second largest exporter of agricultural goods in the world, the share of U.S. agricultural exports has fallen from

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University of Georgia Researchers Team Up with CDC to Tackle Fungicide Resistance

University of Georgia Researchers Team Up with CDC to Tackle Fungicide Resistance

👤By Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia 🕔Nov 1, 2017

There are a limited number of compounds available to combat fungal infections in both plants and people. A team of University of Georgia researchers is helping to assess the risk posed by fungi developing widespread resistance to the stable of

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Almond Demand Up But Big Oz, EU Crops Will Balance Supplies – USDA

Almond Demand Up But Big Oz, EU Crops Will Balance Supplies – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 27, 2017

Almonds Global almond production for 2017/18 is forecast 6 percent higher to a record 1.3 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis on record output in the United States, Australia, and the European Union. Similarly, global consumption is expected to continue

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Tree Crops: Record Almond Crop; Walnuts Decline; Pecans Up 8% – USDA

Tree Crops: Record Almond Crop; Walnuts Decline; Pecans Up 8% – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Record-Large California Almond Crop Forecast for the 2017/18 Season In July, the NASS Pacific Regional Office released the 2017 California Almond Objective Measurement Report, which revised production up 2 percent from May’s Almond Subjective Measurement Report, to reach 2.25 billion

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U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China’s Ag Policies

U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China’s Ag Policies

👤By Mary Marchant, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Jun 14, 2017

International trade deficits have recently been reputed as “bad” for the economy; however, agriculture has posted a trade surplus since 1959. For U.S. agriculture, trade represents 20% of farmers’ income on average, and more for specific commodities—70% for cotton and

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U.S. Tree Nut Supply Poised To Increase By 35% In Next 5 Years

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 19, 2016

The U.S. tree nut industry’s golden run may be winding down as it prepares to absorb a significant increase in supply in the face of weakening global demand and softer prices, according to a new research report from CoBank. Growers’

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Tree Nuts: U.S. Exports to China Are Down, Prices Remain High – Rabobank

👤North American AgriBusiness Review - Rabobank, April 2015 🕔Apr 22, 2015

• Almond sales YTD are down about the same as the 2014 crop size reduction, but higher prices have compensated growers for the short crop. Unfortunately, the warm winter and drought will again reduce yields and increase costs in 2015

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