Ag Trade: China Waives Tariffs on Some U.S. Soybeans, Pork; Purchases Still an Issue Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019Late last week, Wall Street Journal writers Grace Zhu, Eva Dou and Bob Davis reported that, “China’s trade negotiations with the U.S. remain on track, Beijing said, offering official reassurance after tensions flared […]

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 […]

South Carolina: Clemson Helps Farmers Find Opportunities Amid Trade War Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019Uncertainty over weather, trade policy and prices are making earning a living an increasingly tough row to hoe for South Carolina’s farmers. “It’s a very challenging time to pencil out […]

Trade Talks Continue, China Buys Some U.S. Farm Products Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Phase One Talks Continue, Amid Chinese Purchases of U.S. Farm Products Last week, Financial Times writer James Politi reported that, “President Donald Trump threatened a new escalation of the trade war with […]

Ag Trade: Trump Signs Japan Deal – DTN Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019A large contingent of agricultural lobbyists joined President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday to sign a partial trade deal with Japan. The agreement will lower or eliminate […]

U.S., Japan Sign Partial Trade Agreement, Lower Ag Tariffs Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Wall Street Journal writers Vivian Salama and Josh Zumbrun reported yesterday that, “President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed a trade-enhancement agreement that will lower agricultural tariffs in Japan, industrial tariffs in the […]

Farm Show: “We still need trade, not aid. – DTN Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019While farmers admire the latest agriculture machinery this week, leaders of national commodity groups at the Farm Progress Show are talking about demand and looking for the upside in pending […]

Ag Trade: U.S., Japan Reach a Deal… ‘in Principle’ Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019Wall Street Journal writer Rebecca Ballhaus reported earlier this week that, “President Trump said Sunday the U.S. and Japan had reached a trade deal ‘in principle’ that would pave the […]

U.S.-China Trade Talks: “Great Progress,” Yet “Some Way to Go.” Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019Late last week, Los Angeles Times writer Don Lee reported that, “Despite hopes that a U.S.-China trade deal is at hand, President Trump said Thursday that some key issues have […]

China Trade: U.S. Wants Broader Ag Commodities; Protection for U.S. Tech – DTN Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019The Trump administration wants China to promise to buy a broad range of agricultural commodities, not just soybeans, in the trade negotiation that is underway, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Steve Censky […]

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