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WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - South Korea has lifted its hold on stores of U.S. wheat after testing the grain for the presence of unapproved genetically modified organisms, U.S. government and industry officials said.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - Bucking local opposition, CME Group Inc. will add a seasonal discount of $1.50 per hundredweight on live cattle tendered to its Worthing, S.D., delivery point for the October 2017 live cattle futures contract.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - Dairy producers will receive $11.2 million in federal payments because of tightening margins in May and June, but only a small amount of production nationwide will qualify for the payments.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - A Washington-based
activist group, the Center for Food Safety, is telling supporters that it will
file a lawsuit within the next two weeks to block the newly enacted biotech
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - The U.S. Wheat Associates is hopeful there will be no business lost and only minor trade delays after a Washington state farmer found 22 unapproved genetically modified plants growing in a field last week, a USW spokesman said.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - A federal appeals court will hear arguments for a second time on whether FDA should release detailed information on egg production in Texas. And this time around, the result could be different.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Fierce opposition to
the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
at both national political conventions last month is the newest symptom of what
a leading agricultural economist has called...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Kansas Rep. Tim
Huelskamp, the firebrand conservative who was kicked off the House Agriculture
Committee over his challenges to the Republican leadership, has lost his GOP
primary race to physician Roger Marshall.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 2, 2016 - The United States' top agricultural trade negotiator warned Monday that if Congress fails to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership during its lame-duck session following the presidential election, it could be years before the trade deal wins approval - if ever.
This week's guest on Open Mic is Leif Magnusson, President of CLAAS Global Sales Americas and the 2016 Chair of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. This interview includes the status of an industry bearing the burden of a significant fall in US net farm income and the equipment manufacturers' perspective on global trade agreements. AEM supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and Magnusson shares possible consequences of a failure to ratify the trade pact. Magnusson addresses the crucial connections between the need to develop rural infrastructure, maintaining manufacturing jobs in the country and keeping US agriculture competitive.