Ag Trade: China Has “Stepped Up” U.S. Purchases, Taiwan Eases Limits on U.S. Beef, Pork Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Reuters writer Karl Plume reported on Thursday that, “China made its largest weekly U.S. beef purchases on record last week, followed by its biggest U.S. corn deals in almost a month this week, […]

Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]

Georgia Pecans Enter Taiwanese Market Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
Georgia pecans are headed to Taiwan and are expected to enter retail stores there by mid-December. The pecan purchase from a grower in Ocilla is a direct result of bilateral […]

California Rice Grower Meetings Share Outlooks for International Markets Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
Last week, the California Rice Commission held annual grower meetings to provide updates on political matters in the state and in Washington, DC, the water outlook for 2019 and progress […]

U.S. Farmers Wary of Tariffs’ Financial Toll; Income Down 50% Since 2013 – DTN Jul 9, 2018

🕔Jul 9, 2018
Soybeans represent 41% of the value of U.S. products on China’s retaliatory tariff list, and for South Dakota farmer Brandon Wipf, the financial toll adds up fast.   “You’re probably looking […]

Rice: U.S., Taiwan Work Toward Consistent Grading Standards Jun 7, 2018

🕔Jun 7, 2018
Representatives from the U.S. and Taiwan rice industries met for two days last month to discuss a range of technical issues influencing rice trade. The technical meeting occurs annually and […]

Rice Trade: U.S. Industry Stands to Lose from Trump Tariffs Mar 19, 2018

🕔Mar 19, 2018
The U.S. rice industry could suffer from retaliatory tariffs in response to proposed steel and aluminum import tariffs, according to a study released last week by economists at the University […]

Arkansas: Retaliatory Tariffs on Ag Could Mean a $383M Economic Hit Mar 8, 2018

🕔Mar 8, 2018
If 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, […]

Cleveland on Cotton: What Happens When Emotions Top Market Analysis? Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
Slice it, dice it or spice it, crow has a certain taste that only the few who have eaten it recognize its distinct flavor. I thought I had gotten the […]

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018
Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future […]

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