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Agricultural Trade and Trump

  • April 19, 2017
Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S.…
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U.S., Canada Dairy Trade Issues

  • April 14, 2017
In a front page article last week at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Rick Barrett reported that, "Dairy farms in Wisconsin and other states could be forced out of business as early as May because of a trade dispute that has halted…
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Cuba Agricultural Trade Issues

  • January 10, 2017
Frank E. Lockwood reported on the front page of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on January 2nd that, "A congressman from northeast Arkansas will reintroduce legislation to ease trade restrictions with Cuba, and says he's hopeful that barriers to agricultural sales…
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U.S. Contests China Ag Trade Policies at W.T.O.

  • December 21, 2016
Recall that back in September, Reuters writers David Lawder and Nathaniel Taplin reported that, “The United States on [September 13th] launched a challenge to China’s price supports for domestic wheat, corn and rice at the World Trade Organization, charging that…
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Trump, Trade and Agriculture

  • December 7, 2016
Back in January of 2016, Maggie Haberman reported at The New York Times Online that, "Donald J. Trump said he would favor a 45 percent tariff on Chinese exports to the United States, proposing the idea during a wide-ranging meeting with…
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