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Brazil Ethanol Tariff; USDA Opens U.S. to Sugar Imports
**Renewable Fuels Association president Bob Dinneen says if Brazil imposes tariffs on U.S. ethanol, it would have a chilling impact and prices here would likely go down as the U.S. scrambles to find new markets.
He tells Brownfield the proposed 17 percent tariff on all imported ethanol would ultimate…
Paris Accord Withdrawal; Ross Eager to Redo NAFTA
**As you probably know by now, President Trump is keeping campaign promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.
He also announced the U.S. will begin negotiations to either re-enter the Paris agreement or start a new negotiation that would be a better deal for “our businesses, workers, pe…
Trump Address to Congress; Zinke Confirmed
**In his first address to Congress, President Trump declared the “time for small thinking is over” and called for massive infrastructure spending, deep tax cuts and immigration reforms he promised would unleash new economic growth.
Trump also touted his “historic effort” to roll back and eliminate “j…
Ag’s Dickens’ Moment; Trump’s Agenda to Congress
The leader of America’s biggest farm group says U.S. agriculture is experiencing something of a Charles Dickens moment, benefiting from what he called the “the best times” while dealing with the “worst” of times.
American Farm Bureau Federation’s Zippy Duvall says the new Trump administration and the…

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