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2018 China Agricultural Trip

Agri-Pulse journalist Spencer Chase recently spent several days in China with a group of officials and other journalists from the United States.

Ag leaders react to the new China (Video)

China Countryside

A group of about 30 farm broadcasters and agribusiness professionals recently took a trip to China. Hear what they have to say about their experience and what they learned along the way.


Is a changing China good or bad for US producers?

Chinese building

Visits to urban and rural corners of China make one thing very clear: China is changing, and changing fast.


Branstad hopeful for resolution to US-China dispute, but won’t accept ‘crumbs’ to end it

Terry Branstad

The top American official in the People’s Republic of China says many of its citizens might admit to the American trade grievances at the heart of a budding trade war.


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June 25, 2018: Agri-Pulse travels to China

Agri-Pulse is in China this week with farm broadcasters and agribusiness professionals from across the nation.

June 26, 2018: Despite trade woes, Branstad sees benefit in US-China relationship

Ambassador Terry Branstad says the U.S. and China can have a mutually-beneficial trade relationship once the current tariff situation is resolved.

June 27, 2018: China moving toward nationwide E10 use

China is looking at increasing its use of ethanol to fuel its vehicles, and U.S. farmers could benefit from the policy.

Technology, US inputs fuel Chinese egg facility

Longtime observer sees big changes in Chinese ag infrastructure

July 2, 2018: US farmers touring China see reasons for good trade relationships

A group of American producers traveling through China say a mutually beneficial trade relationship should emerge between the two countries.

July 3, 2018: China increasing ag research spending while US relying on private dollar

China is now the top spender in the world on public ag research, and two former USDA officials say the U.S. should do more to prevent private sector companies from having to pick up the slack.

July 5, 2018: Chinese soy crushing capacity is big and getting bigger

A soybean crushing facility in China is one of many grain-handling outfits undergoing expansions in the country.

July 10, 2018: US Wheat looking for China enforcement

While Chinese tariffs may be in the news now, American wheat producers are hoping that longstanding issues with the country will be subject to trade enforcement.