U.S. Rice on China Retaliation List

🕔Jun 19, 2018The Trump administration announced on Friday an additional 25% import duty on $34 billion worth of high tech imports from China. China immediately responded by announcing a similar duty hike on $34 […]

Farm Policy: China Targets U.S. Corn, Soybeans in Tariff Retaliation

🕔Jun 18, 2018Bloomberg News reported on Friday that, “Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range […]

Ag Groups Tweet: #TradeNotTariffs in Push Against Trump Tariff Plan – DTN

🕔Jun 15, 2018Farm groups took to social media on Thursday as part of a last-ditch effort to get the Trump administration to back off trade tariffs the administration is expected to implement […]

Moving Grain: Atlantic, Great Lakes Exports Above-Average

🕔Jun 14, 2018Total Grain Inspections Continue to Slide… For the week ending June 7, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.5 […]

Ag Policy: USDA Undersecretary Leads Upbeat Trade Mission to Japan – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney is leading a trade delegation to Japan this week and said he hopes the U.S. and Japan can start moving forward with more formal trade […]

Trump’s Canadian Dairy Problem – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018President Donald Trump’s tirade on Twitter over the weekend aimed at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has elevated dairy trade between the two countries to the top political issue in […]

Farm Policy: USDA Reports April Ag Exports Highest Since 2014

🕔Jun 12, 2018Over the past several days, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a handful of updates relating to U.S. agricultural trade.  The recent information includes updated projections for fiscal year […]

U.S. Ag Trade: Twists and Turns – Gambling on Exports

🕔Jun 11, 2018The outlook for trade has darkened considerably in recent days; a gamble in the trade arena that holds substantial risk for American farmers. In May, President Trump initiated a trade […]

Wheat, Soy Export Sales Bearish – DTN

🕔Jun 8, 2018This week’s export sales report should be viewed as bearish for wheat and soybeans and neutral for corn and milo, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. Weekly export sales of […]

Farm Policy: Hard to Keep Score – Trade Tariff Volleys

🕔Jun 5, 2018Towards the end of May, positive news regarding U.S. trade policy began to emerge for U.S. farmers: China canceled its anti-dumping measure onU.S. sorghum imports; the U.S. issued a  joint statement indicating that […]

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