Farm Policy: China Targets U.S. Corn, Soybeans in Tariff Retaliation

🕔Jun 18, 2018Bloomberg News reported on Friday that, “Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range […]

Trump’s Canadian Dairy Problem – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018President Donald Trump’s tirade on Twitter over the weekend aimed at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has elevated dairy trade between the two countries to the top political issue in […]

Farm Policy: USDA Reports April Ag Exports Highest Since 2014

🕔Jun 12, 2018Over the past several days, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a handful of updates relating to U.S. agricultural trade.  The recent information includes updated projections for fiscal year […]

U.S. Ag Trade: Twists and Turns – Gambling on Exports

🕔Jun 11, 2018The outlook for trade has darkened considerably in recent days; a gamble in the trade arena that holds substantial risk for American farmers. In May, President Trump initiated a trade […]

Farm Policy: Corn Belt Farmers Uneasy Over Potential Policy Impacts

🕔Jun 6, 2018Donnelle Eller reported on the front page of Tuesday’s Des Moines Register that, “Iowa farmers, battling too much rain, cold — and even snow — this planting season, have a new crop of […]

Farm Policy: Hard to Keep Score – Trade Tariff Volleys

🕔Jun 5, 2018Towards the end of May, positive news regarding U.S. trade policy began to emerge for U.S. farmers: China canceled its anti-dumping measure onU.S. sorghum imports; the U.S. issued a  joint statement indicating that […]

Trump Metal Tariffs – Trading Partners Now Take Aim at U.S. Ag – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2018Trading partners on Thursday took out their anger at the United States by targeting U.S. agricultural products after the Trump administration announced it was moving ahead with tariffs on imports […]

Rice: Mexico Offers Duty Free Quotas to Sellers, Except for U.S. Rice

🕔May 18, 2018The common phrase, “no two years alike” is frequently heard in the rice sector among U.S. rice farmers and today it’s common in Mexico.  Numerous origins of rice are imported […]

Biofuel: U.S. Ethanol Exports Continue Upward Streak

🕔May 18, 2018Seven months into the 2017/2018 marketing year, the United States has exported nearly one billion gallons of ethanol, up 15 percent year-over-year and an indication of ethanol exports’ support for […]

Ag Trade: NAFTA Negotiations to Continue Past Congressional Deadline

🕔May 17, 2018Today is an important date for those who want a “NAFTA 2.0” or a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.  May 17 is the date that House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

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