U.S. Farm Bottom Line Dropping as Trade Tariffs Kick in – DTN

🕔Jul 6, 2018As the smoke from barbeques and fireworks clears, the tariff picture is coming into focus, and it appears to be full steam ahead.   Mexico is slated to join Canada on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ag Trade: NAFTA and China – Where Do We Stand?

🕔May 16, 2018North American Free Trade Agreement- NAFTA Anthony Harrup, Robbie Whelan and Paul Vieira reported on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Donald Trump’s plans to rewrite the North […]

Dumping NAFTA – Midwest Stands To Take Big Hit

🕔May 7, 2018The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is at the forefront of the U.S. trade policy agenda. As the negotiations develop, it is difficult to forecast their […]

Ag Trade: Will NAFTA Renegotiation Finish This Month?

🕔May 2, 2018Politico’s Morning Trade reported on Monday that, “After four straight days of ministerial-level talks in Washington last week, [U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer] and his two counterparts, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican […]

Farm Policy: Does Ag. Sec. Perdue Need a Megaphone? – DTN

🕔Apr 27, 2018Republican and Democratic senators praised Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday for his advocacy on agriculture within the Trump administration, but urged him to be a stronger voice. In an […]

Farm Policy News: Perdue Discusses Ag Trade, RFS at Senate Hearing

🕔Apr 25, 2018On the one-year anniversary of being confirmed by the Senate as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue delivered testimony on Tuesday to the Senate Agriculture Committee at a hearing […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Ag Trade Concerns Driving Sentiment Lower

🕔Apr 3, 2018The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer slipped to 135 in March, down 5 points compared to February, but unchanged from January’s results (Figure 1). The decline in the sentiment index, […]

New Farm Bill May Get Pushed Through This Year, Says Expert

🕔Mar 9, 2018Ask the man who has completed six farm bill cycles when a new bill will be pushed through and Dr. Joe Outlaw will tell you this year. Outlaw, Texas A&M […]

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