Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: trade

USDA Secretary Perdue Discusses Issues with NAFB Members in DC

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue met with members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting at USDA headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.  The Secretary...

Heitkamp Presses U.S. Trade Rep about Impacts of Potential Tariffs

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp Wednesday spoke with U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and pressed him to protect North Dakota’s agriculture and manufacturing sectors...

Wheat Groups Applaud Decision to Negotiate for TPP Membership

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are very happy to learn that President Trump is directing U.S. Trade...

China’s Proposed Tariffs Threaten U.S. Farmers, Trump says “We’ll Make It...

President Trump on Monday acknowledged that U.S. farmers could be adversely affected by the escalating tariff dispute with China, but promised to make it...

Secretary Perdue Tries to Reassure over Trade Tensions, Lawmakers on Edge

During a stop in Ohio Wednesday on the “Back to Our Roots” rural RV tour, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged that farmers and livestock...

China Fires Warning Shot at U.S. Products in Response to Tariffs,...

China fired a retaliatory shot against the U.S. on Friday, announcing planned tariffs against American goods and saying it is readying more action if...

Chinese Retaliation On U.S. Pork Exports Will Harm The Rural Economy

The National Pork Producers Council warned that possible Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork could have a significant negative impact on rural America. China has...

U.S. Grains Council Statement On China Tariffs And Retaliation

 A statement from U.S. Grains Council President and CEO Tom Sleight: "While we are not surprised, we are dismayed at new tariffs announced today by...

Worried Lawmakers Caution the Trump Administration about Risking a Trade War

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the Trump administration is looking at tariffs and investment restrictions as a way...

Farmers Call on White House to Stand Up for America’s Farmers...

Tuesday marked National Ag Day, a time to celebrate the 43 million Americans whose work in the food and agriculture industries helps feed families...

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