Ag News: Trump China Tariffs
The Chinese tariffs will be going into effect in July. The NFU wants the Dept. of Ag. to get a farm bill that protects against severe market and price swings.
NAFTA Talks re Ag Tariffs; Hoof & Mouth Vaccines
**All signs point to a full-speed-ahead renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but the U.S. meat sector is hopeful the three governments involved will be amenable to the ag sector’s desire, for the most part, to be left alone...
Perdue Likes Renegotiation of NAFTA; Broadband in Rural America
**After newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress last week that President Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue gave his stamp of approval.
Perdue says "While NAFTA has been an overall positive for American agriculture, any trade deal …
Organic Grain Imports; Beginning Farmers
An economist says organic grain imports are limiting the ability of U.S. farmers to supply the domestic market.
CoBank’s Dan Kowalski tells Brownfield premiums for organic grain are becoming increasingly volatile as organic imports have surged in the last year...

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