Chinese Ag Purchases Becomes Sticking Point In Negotiations

IABRN — U.S. President Donald Trump has said China will commit to buying up to $50 billion in U.S. agricultural products as part of a Phase One trade agreement between the countries, However, reports are that amount is becoming a sticking point in the negotiations. That $50 billion is more than double the amount of U.S. ag commodities that China purchased during the year before the trade war began.

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USDA Releases Interim Hemp Rule

IABRN — Farmers across have been anxiously waiting for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to release its framework rules for regulating the production of hemp. Yesterday, USDA unveiled its U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This means the rules are ready for the 2020 growing season.

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Germany Now Top European Destination For U.S. Beef

IABRN — It seems the United States has a list a mile long of countries we are currently working on trade with. Whether it was Japan, Mexico, Canada, China, or the European Union, getting our products overseas is essential. When we have a strong demand for our products, it can hopefully help foster negotiations. Germany has now become the biggest European export destination for U.S. beef.

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