Ag exports

Ag News: NW Ag Exports Down
Export shipments to China out of Seattle and Tacoma ports fell 32% in 2018. The figures show AG exports out of the Northwest are down 21% THIS YEAR as of the end of March.
Ag News: Farmer Confidence High
With Trump tariff payments boosting Corn Belt farm revenue, farmer confidence shot to its highest level since last June, just before the trade war with China began.
USTR on Export Status; China Approves 2 More GMOs
**Maintaining the duty-free status on U.S. Ag exports to Mexico and Canada is one of the key objectives for U.S. representatives preparing to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
That’s according to a list of goals by the U...
Trump Calls Ag American Backbone; USTR Wants Speedy NAFTA
**During a visit with Ag leaders in Cedar Rapids, Iowa last week, President Trump delivered an optimistic campaign-style speeches embracing farmers and ranchers as the “backbone of America.”
The president has come under fire from rural Democrats for proposed cuts in his fi…
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…