Trump Tariff Push: Ag Sec. Perdue is Worried About Effect on Agriculture – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018Count Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue as among those worried about the impact of steel and aluminum tariffs that President Donald Trump has said he is committed to implementing on imports.  […]

Arkansas: Retaliatory Tariffs on Ag Could Mean a $383M Economic Hit

🕔Mar 8, 2018If trade partners inflict a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. soy, rice, corn, and grain sorghum, Arkansas could take a $383 million hit in overall value-added to its economy, […]

Indiana: Trump Metal Tariffs Could Mean Lost Sales, Lost Jobs

🕔Mar 7, 2018Some Indiana manufacturers might initially benefit if tariffs proposed last week by President Donald Trump are enacted, but the state’s overall economy could suffer because other Indiana industries use what […]

NAFTA: Trump Push for Metal Tariffs Complicates U.S. Ag’s Position

🕔Mar 7, 2018Concern about President Donald Trump’s planned worldwide tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has shifted from the impact on agriculture exports to China to disruptions of the trade relationships with […]

NAFTA – Trump Uses Steel, Aluminum Tariffs as Bargaining Chips

🕔Mar 6, 2018Wall Street Journal writer William Mauldin reported on Monday that, “President Donald Trump on Monday sought to use his threat to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as leverage […]

Trade Retaliation Measures Could Hurt U.S. Farm Sector

🕔Mar 5, 2018A FarmPolicyNews update last month discussed executive branch implementation of U.S. import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, as well as the possibility of future implementation of import barriers on steel and aluminum.  That update […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Lower U.S. Exports Still Dependent on Strong Late-Season

🕔Feb 9, 2018This month’s forecast for U.S. 2017/18 exports is lowered by 300,000 bales to 14.5 million 480-lb bales. To meet the revised forecast, however, exports will still have to average over […]

Sugar: NAFTA Renegotiation and Issues Related to Sweetener Trade

🕔Feb 8, 2018The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was essentially a transition phase to free trade through the reduction of trade barriers among the U.S., Mexico and Canada during the 1994-2008 […]

Illinois: Ag Perspectives on Trade Matters

🕔Feb 8, 2018Concerns about agricultural trade continue to weigh heavily on farmers in Illinois and across the country as renegotiations over NAFTA finished up their sixth round in Montreal, Canada (Torry, Feb. 5, […]

Ag Trade: Perdue Testifies on State of Rural Economy

🕔Feb 7, 2018Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday morning  at a hearing on the “State of the Rural Economy.”  Recall that back in May, shortly after […]

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