U.S. Beef Still Competing In Japan

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), minus the United States, moved to full ratification last year. Now, several countries have a lower tariff in Japan than our beef exports.

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Farmers for Free Trade, Senator Blanche Lincoln on USMCA

Well over a year ago, Farmers for Free Trade was founded as a non-profit with an objective to enlighten rural and urban citizen on the benefits of free trade. The organization travels across the United States, meeting with various commodities to discuss the importance of free trade as it relates to each group.

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Corn Ending Stocks Takes Analysts By Surprise

IABRN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) on Monday. The monthly report took analysts by surprise, and threw grain markets for a loop.

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Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Report

Statewide Iowa — Iowa farmers continued to experience abnormally dry field conditions across most of the State during the week ending August 11, 2019, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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Farmers Prevented From Planting Crops On More Than 19 Million Acres

WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This marks the most prevented plant acres reported since USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) began releasing the report in 2007 and 17.49 million acres more than reported at this time last year.

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