No Picture
Alexa

Chinese Ag Officials Visit U.S. Cooperative

officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China recently visited Southern States Cooperative to learn about U.S. agricultural co-ops. A Chinese agronomist and Science Department Director met with Southern States Cooperative President […]

No Picture
Alexa

Ag Coalition Discusses Trade with Cuba

Delegates from the U.S. agriculture industry were in Cuba earlier this month for the Cuba-U.S. Agriculture Business Conference. The 20 conference participants met with Cuban government officials and farmers. While about 30 percent of Cuba’s […]

No Picture
Alexa

Midwest Farmland Values Mixed

Midwest farmland values were mixed in the third quarter, according to the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. An agriculture survey from the Chicago Fed, as part of a slew of third quarter Fed reports, show farmland […]

No Picture
Alexa

USDA Cancels Trade Aid to Smithfield

The Department of Agriculture has canceled trade mitigation program payments to Chinese-owned Smithfield Foods following industry complaints. Politico reports USDA canceled a $250,000 contract with Smithfield following public complaints that a Chinese-owned company would receive […]