Bloomberg writers Mike Dorning and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “President Donald Trump’s phase-one trade deal with China offers the promise of more overseas sales for American farmers, but […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Deal Signed | More USDA Adjustments Likely | Comparisons to ’80s | and more.
Group Wants Lake Erie on Pollution Diet – DTN Jan 17, 2020
An environmental legal group is attempting to force the EPA to put western Lake Erie on a pollution diet after the state of Ohio has yet to take regulatory action […]
Is the U.S.-China Trade Deal Unrealistic? Jan 16, 2020
A new trade deal reached between the United States and China might significantly increase China’s imports of American agricultural products, including soybeans. A pause in the ongoing trade war between […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Decisions by the Numbers | Don’t Count on Boom Times | and more.
Fourteen states, the city of New York and the District of Columbia have asked a federal court to vacate the latest EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers action on […]
Taking another step to completing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Senate Finance Committee voted 25-3 on Tuesday to advance the trade deal to the full Senate. USMCA has been a priority […]
USMCA Moving Forward, Timeline Uncertain Jan 9, 2020
William Mauldin reported in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that, “A Senate committee approved a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite criticism from some lawmakers that it lacks sufficient […]
While EPA received 16 new applications for small-refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard, a Colorado refining company is challenging the agency in court for rejecting its 2018 request for […]
Labor and employment laws in the United States can be difficult to navigate under the best of circumstances. With exemptions and exceptions for agricultural labor, however, these laws become even […]