Ag Trade: China, the EU, and India – Where Do We Stand? Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Background A recent Congressional Research Service report explained that, “U.S. agricultural exports have been a major contributor to farm income, especially since 2005. As a result, the financial success of the U.S. […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybeans Need Good News Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Soybean futures prices fell again last week on reports of a coronavirus outbreak rattling the Chinese economy and the prospects of a huge Brazilian crop.  A double hit associated with […]

How Much Of What Will China Buy? They’re Not Sure. – DTN Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
While the U.S. celebrated the signing of the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal at the White House, Chinese commodity buyers are still confused about their role in how […]

Farmers End 2019 with Renewed Optimism – DTN Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
A long, drawn-out crop year and ongoing trade battles didn’t dampen farmers’ moods, as they ended 2019 with new optimism and were solid in their support for the Trump administration. […]

Trade Aid: Last Payment “Assured and Imminent” – DTN Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Monday the third tranche of Market Facilitation Program payments is “assured” and the payment is “imminent” but he did not have a specific date when […]

Ag Trade: Uncertainty Lingers Regarding Chinese Purchases of U.S. Goods Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
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 […]

China Deal: Taking a Closer Look at the Language – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
As often accompanies political events like the signing ceremony for the phase-one trade agreement with China on Wednesday, Jan. 15, there was a lot of self-congratulating and verbal high fives […]

Trump Signs Phase-One Deal – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
In one of the biggest political victories of his presidency, President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a phase-one deal with China that is expected to drive significantly higher agricultural exports […]

Is the U.S.-China Trade Deal Unrealistic? Jan 16, 2020

🕔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 […]

Ag Purchases Included in Signing of Phase One Trade Deal Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
Financial Times writer James Politi reported on Wednesday that, “The US and China have signed an agreement to pause the trade war that has weighed on the global economy for […]

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