Ag Trader Partners: Where Does CAFTA-DR Stand?

🕔Mar 5, 2018Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney is leading a USDA trade mission to Central America this week, making it a good time to review where we stand as […]

NAFTA Talks Moving “Slowly,” President Floats TPP Consideration

🕔Jan 30, 2018Financial Times writer Shawn Donnan reported on Monday that, “Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement are moving too slowly, Donald Trump’s trade tsar complained on Monday as he rejected […]

Kansas City Fed: Robust Corn, Soybean Production Make Exports Increasingly Important

🕔Jan 17, 2018Cortney Cowley, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, indicated in an update last week (“As Winter Looms, Key Risks Keep Ag Outlook Cool“) that, “Following steep declines for […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Reaps Benefits of Free Trade Agreement with Korea

🕔Jan 2, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at Source Link at the bottom of the page. U.S. agricultural exports to South Korea have grown in recent years, largely due to […]

Texas: U.S. Ag Trade Fueled by Demand, Steady Yields

🕔Dec 6, 2017U.S. agricultural exports value totaled $135 billion in 2016 and experts anticipate future growth if production yields, trade agreements and borrowing power work in lockstep. “Trade is very, very important,” […]

Ag Trade: Reviewing the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

🕔Nov 16, 2017While overshadowed by concerns about North Korea, trade discussions loomed large in President Trump’s recent trip to Asia. Earlier statements from the Administration have raised concerns about the bilateral free […]

NAFTA: What’s the Story Behind It?

🕔Nov 13, 2017The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been in the news for the last year-and-a-half; in the summer of 2016, Presidential candidate Trump vowed from the campaign trail, to […]

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to […]

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

🕔Oct 6, 2017U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements […]

U.S. Agriculture Often Bears the Cost of Trade Disputes

🕔Oct 4, 2017Potential trade disputes are approaching from all directions with significant implications for American agriculture. To the north and south, the US government is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement […]

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