Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Articles by Bill Tomson

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US loses latest USMCA dairy case

The U.S. lost its latest dispute with Canada over the country’s operation of a tariff rate quota for dairy imports under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to a Friday announcement from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.  


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Canadian company wants to show how Brazil can become a fertilizer giant

Brazil, a country that produces 42% of the world’s soybeans and 12% of its corn, is intrinsic to global food production, but all of that hinges on the South American nation’s ability to bring in billions of dollars’ worth of fertilizer from thousands of miles away. It’s a situation that Matt Simpson, CEO of the company Brazil Potash, said he wants to help change.
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Ukrainian wheat and corn stocks to build up as exports decline

Ukrainian farmers are producing more wheat and corn than expected in a war-torn country where seeds and inputs are difficult to come by and swaths of farmland are in occupied territory, but exports are on the decline again as Russia steps up its attacks on Ukraine’s beleaguered port facilities, according to a new analysis by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service.
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