USMCA: Ag Groups Continue to Call for Congressional Action – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019With a little more than two weeks left before Congress adjourns for the holidays, supporters of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement know time is slipping away fast, and the trade deal could […]

Vote On Reworked NAFTA May Linger Into 2020 – DTN Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky said Thursday it would be “very unfortunate” for agriculture if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delays a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement until 2020. Pelosi, D-Calif., […]

Oct. Farm Tractor Sales Down from 2018, Combine Sales Rise Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019October 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines while both 4-wheel-drive tractors and 2-wheel-drive tractor sales fell modestly compared to October of last year, according to the latest […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

Midwest: Mostly Average Yields, Harvest Delays Continue – DTN Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019Forget the old fable about the turtle beating the rabbit. “Slow and steady” may finish the race this year, but it probably won’t win it. Oh, and the turtle is […]

Herbicide Resistant Waterhemp Moves Into Canada Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019A team including evolutionary biologists from the University of Toronto have identified the ways in which herbicide-resistant strains of an invasive weed named common waterhemp have emerged in fields of […]

Trade War: Counting the Casualties – Minneapolis Fed Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019Soybeans, car parts, pork, adhesive films and tapes, combine harvesters, paper towels. These were some of the biggest losers in Ninth District states as exports took a hit earlier this […]

Corn: Supply Concerns Impacting Corn, Trade Worries Persist Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Recent news items discuss the ongoing impacts of the unprecedented adverse weather that unfolded in the Corn Belt this spring.  Corn prices have increased as supply uncertainty persists.  Meanwhile, commodity […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

Ag Trade: Senate Ag Committee Discusses USMCA, China, MFP Payments Jun 17, 2019

🕔Jun 17, 2019On Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing titled, “Certainty in Global Markets for the U.S. Agriculture Sector.” Lawmakers discussed the USMCA, the ongoing trade negotiations with China, and […]

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