Ag Trade: Tariffs Lead to Creative Supply Chains

🕔Aug 6, 2019Where there’s a will to peddle soybeans in the global marketplace, there’s a way, even if a trade war creates roadblocks. In the recent issue of the international open-access journal […]

Trump Announces Additional Chinese Tariffs; Beijing Pledged to Respond

🕔Aug 2, 2019U.S. and Chinese officials held trade talks on Wednesday in China.  News reports noted that increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products were discussed, although no significant breakthroughs were announced at […]

Ag Roundtable: Farmers Need to Diversify; Reduce Reliance on China

🕔Jul 29, 2019An agricultural roundtable on Monday presented two key takeaways for farmers: find ways to reduce their reliance on China as a market, and don’t count on Market Facilitation Program payments […]

Sluggish Soy Sales to China, Trade Talks Continue

🕔Jul 29, 2019As U.S., China trade negotiations continue this week in China, recent news articles have discussed Chinese imports of U.S. soybeans, as well as the prospect of additional Chinese purchases of […]

Hubbs on Grain: Prospects for Soybean Demand

🕔Jul 29, 2019Uncertainty regarding soybean acreage and yield potential will continue to be significant factors in soybean price movements through harvest.  Without a severe crop shortfall, higher soybean prices rely on demand […]

Ag Trade: China – Opportunities for Pork, Beef; Cotton Hurt by Tariffs

🕔Jul 24, 2019Despite Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork, dynamics associated with the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak have created market opportunities for pork exports to China.  In addition, Chinese beef imports surged […]

China Plans Purchase of U.S. Farm Products, According to Reports

🕔Jul 23, 2019Since U.S., China trade negotiations resumed late last month, conflicting perspectives have emerged with respect to China’s promise to purchase large amounts of U.S. farm products.  Today’s update highlights recent news reports that discuss […]

Ag Trade: Is China Buying More U.S. Farm Goods or Not?

🕔Jul 15, 2019Recent news reports have noted that U.S., China trade negotiations have been revived, but that China has yet to move forward with large U.S. agricultural purchases, as promised by President […]

Syngenta Corn Payments Delayed in Viptera Case – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2019Payouts from a $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement may arrive in farmers’ mailboxes sometime in 2020, as attorneys in the case continue to battle a federal court on the allocation of […]

Corn, Soy Production Concerns; Chinese Tariffs Enter 2nd Year

🕔Jul 9, 2019The challenges presented by the extraordinarily bad weather this spring, which have already clouded the production outlook for 2019, continue to plague many farmers as the summer growing season unfolds across […]

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