Ag Trade: China to Cut Tariffs on Some U.S. Imports, Coronavirus Worries Linger Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
Wall Street Journal writer Lingling Wei reported on Thursday that, “China said it would slash tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports in half as part of its efforts to […]

Expectations for Improved Trade Sends Farmer Sentiment Soaring – Ag Barometer Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 167 in January, a 17-point jump from December when the index stood at 150. Virtually all of the rise in this month’s barometer […]

Coronavirus Prompts Ag Market Recalibration, But For How Long? – DTN Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
When the calendar year 2020 started and people across Asia began to anticipate the Lunar New Year celebrations marking the start of a zodiac “year of the rat,” there wasn’t […]

Trade Agreement: Yet Another Excuse To Overplant? Jan 24, 2020

🕔Jan 24, 2020
Three centuries of agricultural exports: When they’re hot, they’re hot and when they’re not, they’re not As we look at the Phase 1 trade agreement between the U.S. and China […]

Ag Trade: Uncertainty Lingers Regarding Chinese Purchases of U.S. Goods Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Bloomberg writers Mike Dorning and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “President Donald Trump’s phase-one trade deal with China offers the promise of more overseas sales for American farmers, but […]

Ag Trade: “Dimmed” Hopes China Can Double U.S. Farm Purchases In 2020 Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Lingling Wei reported in Friday’s Wall Street Journal that, “Chinese President Xi Jinping’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington early next week to sign a phase-one trade deal with the U.S., China’s […]

Farmers Optimistic About Future, Perception of Current Conditions Drops – Ag Barometer Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer drifted sideways in December, to a reading of 150 compared to 153 in November. Although the barometer changed little in December, there was a shift in producers’ perspective […]

Ag Trade: China, U.S. Announce Deal, Waiting on the Details – DTN Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
China and the U.S. reached a preliminary agreement on the first phase of a trade deal that includes increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products, although the amount wasn’t specified. The […]

Ag Trade: U.S. and China Reach Initial Deal Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Lingling Wei, Bob Davis, William Mauldin and Josh Zumbrun reported in Friday’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Trump has agreed to a limited trade agreement with Beijing that will roll back […]

Loggers Seek Parity with Agriculture on Trade, Tariff Policies Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as […]

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