Commodity Market Optimism Falls with Spread of Chinese Coronavirus – DTN Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
Optimism has fallen out of the commodity and stock markets as the number of infections rise from the coronavirus in China, which has spread to the U.S., Canada and now […]

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 Leaders Guardedly Optimistic on 2020 – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
Offering some insights into the economic situation of Midwest agricultural loan customers, Farm Credit Services is guardedly optimistic looking at the agricultural economy for 2020. Jim Knuth, senior vice president […]

Ag Trade: Senate Passes USMCA – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 89-10 for final passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), sending the trade agreement to President Donald Trump to sign into law. Much as […]

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 […]

Ag Trade: Finance Committee Advances USMCA to Full Senate – DTN Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
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 Trade Agreement Vote: Still In Holding Pattern – DTN Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
While the country awaits the impeachment vote expected late Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, the leaders of major farm organizations are waiting for the House to vote on […]

Biodiesel: Funding Bill Extends Key Tax Credit – DTN Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
A multi-year extension of the Biodiesel Tax Credit was among the major provisions for agriculture in a massive federal spending bill that will fund the government through the end of […]

House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
The House late on Wednesday passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by a vote of 260 to 165, passing legislation that has strong backing from most agricultural groups, but is […]

China’s Tariff Announcement: How Much To Read Into It? – DTN Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
In a sign that U.S. agriculture may start to see greater access to China, the Chinese Finance Ministry on Friday announced it would start excluding some soybeans, pork and other […]

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