Milk producers

Beef Exports to Equador; U.S. Milk to China
Beef Exports to Equador; U.S. Milk to China
**U.S. Ambassador to Equador, Todd Chapman met with U.S. Meat Export Federation officials last week to discuss market conditions in Ecuador and ideas for expanding U.S. beef and pork exports to that market. Ecuador reopened to U.S. beef in 2014 following a BSE-related closure that lasted more than 10 years with prohibitive tariffs on many imported food products, including a 45 percent tariff on be
Farm Credit Strong and Britain Gives BREXIT Notice
Farm Credit Strong and Britain Gives BREXIT Notice
**Farm incomes continue to drop and producers are having tougher times paying back loans, but the overarching agricultural credit system remains strong and bankers are doing what they can to help borrowers survive. That was the cohesive message presented by some of the biggest names in farm banking to members of the House Agriculture Committee last week as lawmakers look ahead to the 2018 farm bil