Global Market – Wheat – U.S. to Maintain Competitiveness in Japan Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019On October 7, 2019, the United States and Japan signed the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. This Agreement enhances market access, allowing American farmers and ranchers to remain competitive to other countries […]

Trade Damage Estimate: How Did USDA Get Its Numbers? Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the USDA Office of the Chief Economist has published a detailed accounting of how estimated damage from trade disruptions was calculated […]

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 […]

CoBank – Trade Talks, Record Rains Upend Agriculture Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019The world economy continues to slow amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Hopes are for talks to resume soon between the U.S. and China, but confidence in the trade war […]

Indiana Farm Bureau Survey – Trade Situation Is Jeopardizing Farmers May 22, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019Indiana Farm Bureau recently conducted an online survey of farmer members to gauge how the ongoing trade conflicts and increasing tariffs are impacting their operations. The survey received submissions from […]

Ag Trade: Some Good News, More Problems Remain May 20, 2019

🕔May 20, 2019Executive branch policy action last week resulted in some very welcome good news for U.S. agriculture.  Metal import tariffs on Canada and Mexico were lifted, improving the outlook for the USMCA […]

EU Cancels 2013 US Anti-Ethanol Dumping Duty – DTN May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019The European Union Commission has canceled an ethanol anti-dumping duty against imports from the United States in place since 2013, essentially reopening a market that collapsed. The commission made the […]

Wheat: USDA Predicts Another Record World Crop May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019On May 10, USDA issued its first set of forecasts for 2019/20 in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. USDA expects global wheat production at a new record […]

GMO Plants Consistent With Organic Farming Principles, Danish Researchers Contend Apr 24, 2019

🕔Apr 24, 2019The EU’s policy on GMO is extremely strict and prevents new GMO crops from being authorized. The policy is based on arguments about the risk and unnaturalness of GMO plants […]

The U.S. Trade Conflict – One Year Later Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019Just over a year ago, on March 1, 2018, President Trump announced that he was using existing authorities to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. This was the […]

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