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Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Extended – U.S. Dairy Proposal Rejected

Ag Trade: NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Extended – U.S. Dairy Proposal Rejected

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

Background Ana Swanson reported on Tuesday at The New York Times Online that, “Until Tuesday, the North American Free Trade Agreement looked like it might be headed for a quick demise. Now, it could be headed for a slow, painful

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NAFTA: Mexico Says Ag Seasonal Trade Remedy Laws Are a No Go – DTN

NAFTA: Mexico Says Ag Seasonal Trade Remedy Laws Are a No Go – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Representatives of the U.S. and Mexican agriculture held a news conference Friday at a high-end restaurant inside the Newseum in Washington to warn that any proposal to allow produce farmers to invoke trade remedy laws over seasonal surges could sink

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NAFTA Renegotiation Continues – Pres. Trump, Sec. Perdue, Lawmakers Weigh In

NAFTA Renegotiation Continues – Pres. Trump, Sec. Perdue, Lawmakers Weigh In

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 12, 2017

William Mauldin reported on Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “President Donald Trump, speaking alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, opened the door to separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade

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Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Leaders for sportsmen’s and conservation groups in Western states are becoming more critical over the Trump administration’s decision last week to reopen a protection agreement for the greater sage grouse in 11 states. After months of internal discussions, the Department

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NAFTA: Ag Trade Nominee says He’s Not Going Backwards – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Trade Nominee says He’s Not Going Backwards – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

Greg Doud, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the chief U.S. agriculture trade negotiator, promised today to “not go backwards” in the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations. However, he declined to comment on consideration of a controversial proposal to

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Ag Trade: Sec Perdue Says ‘All Options are on the Table” – DTN

Ag Trade: Sec Perdue Says ‘All Options are on the Table” – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 6, 2017

In what might be a summary of his approach on trade, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said agricultural trade policy is “like policy toward North Korea — all options are on the table.” Perdue spoke to the Washington International Trade Association.

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RFS Groups Request Trump to Deny EPA’s Biofuel Proposals – DTN

RFS Groups Request Trump to Deny EPA’s Biofuel Proposals – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Sensing a change in support for biofuels from President Donald Trump’s administration, a number of biofuel, agriculture and manufacturing groups asked the president to make sure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not enact two proposed changes to federal policy

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Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

Farm Groups ‘Encouraged’ by Trump Tax Reform Preview – DTN

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

Groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation were “encouraged” by the initial framework for tax reform put on the table Wednesday by Republican leaders in Congress. Zippy Duvall, president of the Farm Bureau, said tax reform is essential to

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Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Today’s update highlights recent information on U.S. agricultural exports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and also explores agricultural related trade issues that have been identified in recent news articles. USDA Agricultural Trade Update The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and

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Farm Business: Eliminating Estate Taxes Still High on Trump Agenda – DTN

Farm Business: Eliminating Estate Taxes Still High on Trump Agenda – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 13, 2017

When President Donald Trump traveled to North Dakota last week to further his push for tax reform, the president highlighted the need to eliminate the estate tax. “We’ll also protect small businesses and family farmers here in North Dakota and

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