Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Gives Farmers Optimistic Outlook Feb 11, 2020

🕔Feb 11, 2020
Farmers heard about several optimistic developments in the international rice trade at the 2020 meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and Louisiana Rice Growers Association on Feb. 10. Betsy Ward, […]

Ag Trade: Perdue Highlights Issues with E.U. Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
Bloomberg writer Jonathan Stearns reported last week that, “Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue became the latest American official to face European Union complaints about U.S. threats to global trade rules and punitive tariffs on EU farm goods. […]

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. […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Turkey, EU Lead Global Pasta Exports Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Global pasta trade totaled more than 5.5 million tons in 2018/19 (wheat grain equivalent), with the top two exporters, Turkey and the European Union, accounting for about half of that […]

Global Markets: Wheat – U.S. Exports Off to Faster Start Than Last Year Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
U.S. exports are off to a faster start than the previous year based on improved competitiveness with other international suppliers. Last year, Russia’s exports got off to a booming start, […]

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

🕔Oct 11, 2019
On 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, 2019
U.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, 2019
Soybeans, 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, 2019
The 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 […]

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