USMCA: Ag Groups Continue to Call for Congressional Action – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019With a little more than two weeks left before Congress adjourns for the holidays, supporters of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement know time is slipping away fast, and the trade deal could […]

Vote On Reworked NAFTA May Linger Into 2020 – DTN Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky said Thursday it would be “very unfortunate” for agriculture if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delays a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement until 2020. Pelosi, D-Calif., […]

Global Markets: Rice – U.S. Rough Rice Exports to Mexico Rebound in 2019 Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019Rough rice, also known as paddy rice or rice in husk (HS Code 100610), is very thinly traded. With 2.7 million tons of exports in 2018, it comprises about 6 […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

Rice Market: Mexico Bans Uruguayan Imports Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Mexico has banned imports of Uruguayan rice after finding khapra beetle in a container earlier this month.  The National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA) in Mexico has […]

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 […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

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 […]

Corn: Supply Concerns Impacting Corn, Trade Worries Persist Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Recent news items discuss the ongoing impacts of the unprecedented adverse weather that unfolded in the Corn Belt this spring.  Corn prices have increased as supply uncertainty persists.  Meanwhile, commodity […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

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