Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Friday, August 07, 2020

Trade

Chicken in Chinese wet market

Chinese consumers hungry for US poultry

Just eight months ago, U.S. chicken farmers were celebrating the reopening of the Chinese market. Now they’re cheering the dizzying pace of sales that have pushed China to the number-one position in April and May in foreign markets, and the trade shows no sign of slowing down.
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Sorghum

China eyeing US sorghum harvest

China’s sorghum imports are steadily rising and producers are counting on the country’s importers to continue purchases into the new crop year, according to the U.S. Grains Council.
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Ronny Jackson with Trump (campaign photo)

Ag groups lose Texas race to Trump favorite

Former White House physician Ronny Jackson pledged to keep pushing President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda after winning the GOP nomination for a Texas congressional seat over a cattle industry lobbyist who was backed by the Texas Farm Bureau and other state and national ag groups.
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