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Ag News: China Buys U.S. Pork
 
**Chinese firms claim they have purchased 700,000 metric tons of pork from the U.S. this year to meet market demand, but U.S. government data shows smaller pork sales.
According to agweb.com, weekly USDA export sales data show recent buying has increased China’s pork purchase total to around 300,000…
Productivity Message; Duval on Trade Agreements
“Feeding the World” helps motivate farmers. But, isn’t a major concern for most consumers. Ag Risk coverage to be a viable option in the farm bill, needs to be fixed. President of American Farm Bureau would like to see a new bilateral trade agreement.
Biofuel Growth Expected; Subsidies Report
Whether it’s past achievements or bipartisan Senate support, at least one insider expects biodiesel and other advanced biofuels to continue their rapid growth.
Founder and CEO of the government relations firm Playmaker Strategies, Larry Schafer is confident despite the fact the White House website ar…