Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Saturday, February 24, 2018

Trade

Farm groups counting on Doud to help enhance trade pacts

It may not be fair to put so much pressure and responsibility on Gregg Doud, but much of the U.S. ag sector is counting on the farm economist from Kansas to be their chief trade negotiator and help prevent the dissolution of vitally important trade pacts and open up lucrative new markets across the globe.
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Perdue: US and EU make strides toward beef deal

U.S. complaints that Europe wasn’t living up to a promise to import American beef were ignored for years, but that’s changed in the months since the Trump administration began considering retaliatory duties on European imports. Now the two sides are talking and it looks like a deal could be in the works.
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