Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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NMPF Asks USDA to Bolster Dairy Aid Package

In a letter sent to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, NMPF Chairman and dairy farmer Randy Mooney cited studies illustrating milk producers have experienced more than $1 billion in lost income since May, when the...

Livestock Forage Losses

Brown, Edmunds, Faulk and Spink Counties are eligible to apply for 2018 Livestock Forage Disaster Program benefits on small grain, native pasture, improved pasture, annual ryegrass, forage sorghum. LFP provides compensation to eligible producers...

U.S. Dairy Industry Applauds Work to Deepen Philippine Trade Relations

The U.S. Trade Representative this week announced progress in talks with the Philippines under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. U.S. dairy producers and processors appreciate the Administration’s work to preserve and deepen...

Canada, Mexico, Want Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Lifted

Canada and Mexico want U.S. to remove steel and aluminum tariffs now that a NAFTA 2.0 is in place. Canada has asked to lift the tariffs “asap.” Mexico’s top negotiator for the NAFTA, now the U.S.-Mexico-Canada...

Trump, China, To Talk Trade at G20

President Donald Trump is tentatively scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 nations, or G20 summit next month. The two are expected to discuss the ongoing trade dispute...

NOAA Forecasts Mild Winter

The U.S. can expect a mild winter,  The agency released its seasonal outlook this week that covers December 2018 through February 2019. The forecast expects mostly warmer-than-normal weather this winter for the western two-thirds...

Japan-EU Trade Deal to Increase Market Competition

Trade agreement between the European Union and Japan will increase competition for the United States. Japan's conclusion of the trade agreement, and efforts to complete the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership will increase competition...

EU Cleared to Start Talks on Increasing U.S. Beef Imports

The EU agreed to allow negotiations with the U.S. to increase imports of U.S. beef to the EU. The move could help ease some transatlantic trade tensions, according to Reuters. The EU says "finding...

Perdue Promises Five Percent Budget Cut as part of Trump Plan

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will help President Donald Trump reach his goal of reducing agency budgets by five percent next year. Perdue has promised to cut his budget five percent, as last week Trump...

Many Cities Interested in Hosting USDA Agencies

The Department of Agriculture says more than 130 cities have expressed interest in hosting USDA agencies that would move from Washington as part of a controversial reorganization plan. USDA says 136 entities in 35...

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