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Japan and U.S. Officials Meet To Talk Trade

The U.S. and its trade counterparts with Japan are meeting and talking about a potential trade deal.

1 year ago
Tiff With China Continues, How Are Other Trade Deals Moving Along?

However, has there been any progress on other trade deals? With the markets swinging up and down during Monday's trading session, what is happening? AgDay and U.S. Farm Report reporter Betsy Jibben has the story.

1 year ago
Washington Correspondent: "I'm More Upbeat On Japan" With Trade Deal

No rest for the U.S. trade team. The negotiators meeting with Japanese officials about a possible trade deal between the two countries with an emphasis on agriculture. AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben has more.

1 year ago
A U.S. District Judge has granted a partial preliminary injunction on Hammond Ranches grazing.
Judge Limits Hammond’s Grazing As Case Proceeds

A U.S. District Judge has granted a partial preliminary injunction, approving an alternative grazing plan for the Hammond’s cattle that the Bureau of Land Management had proposed in June.

1 year ago
“Excessive populations deplete scarce food and water resources on the arid rangelands, leading to starvation and dehydration of the horses and burros,” Ethan Lane, NCBA and PLC, told members of the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining.
Public Lands Council To Congress: Federal Wild Horse Control Critical

The current system of managing wild horses and burros on public lands “has been crippled to the point of catastrophic failure," said Ethan Lane, NCBA & Public Lands Council to congressional leaders.

1 year ago
In Louisiana, local prices signal the market is positioning for supply disruptions from the storm as shipping is grinding to a halt along the southern reaches of the Mississippi River.
Storm Delivers Latest Blow to Farm Economy as Elevators Shut

America’s agricultural economy is bracing for yet another hit as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward Louisiana, with grain elevators, cotton fields and cane crops in its projected path.

1 year ago
NCBA urges Congress to approve USMCA.
NCBA, State Affiliates Urge Approval of USMCA

In a letter to Congressional leaders, NCBA and 39 of its state affiliates urged swift ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

1 year ago
May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.
Beef Exports Steady in May; Values Tick Up 1%

May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.

1 year ago