Ag Trade: Where Do Things Stand with Our Trade Partners? Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018
The last month has produced a lot of news on the trade front, much of which has implications for US farmers and their markets.  All of the largest and most […]

Trade Pact With Mexico – No Remedy For S. Florida Growers – Florida FB Aug 29, 2018

🕔Aug 29, 2018
When it comes to trade with Mexico, the proposed pact to replace NAFTA still leaves Florida’s fruit and vegetable growers holding the short end of the stick. That’s the underlying […]

Farm Policy: USDA Outlines Trade Assistance; Trump Touts Mexico Trade Deal Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided additional details on its trade assistance package for farmers.  Meanwhile, President Trump indicated that the U.S. and Mexico had reached an agreement […]

Webinar: Ag Trade – China, NAFTA, Brazilian Ag in Focus, Aug. 23 Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018
Join us Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 2:30-4:00 PM CST as we host Dr. Luis Ribera.  This webinar will discuss how important trade is for the well-being of U.S. farmers […]

Texas Field Reports: Uncertainty Surrounds Exports; Drought, Heat Continue Aug 15, 2018

🕔Aug 15, 2018
Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Trade Issue: Sugar Market Not So Sweet – DTN Aug 15, 2018

🕔Aug 15, 2018
The U.S. sugar market has stabilized since the latest agreements with Mexico went into effect, but flat consumption patterns and a global glut of sugar pose problems for the future, […]

Ag Trade: Dispute with China Continues to Escalate Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018
Keith Bradsher and Cao Li reported in Saturday’s New York Times that, “China threatened on Friday to tax an additional $60 billion a year worth of imports from the United States if […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices? Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018
Introduction China has become an increasingly important trading partner for U.S. agriculture, which makes the escalation of the conflict over tariffs and retaliation particularly troubling for American farmers.  In Illinois, […]

U.S. Farm Bottom Line Dropping as Trade Tariffs Kick in – DTN Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018
As 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, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018
Donnelle 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 […]

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