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No end in sight for status quo in US-China ag trade

The U.S. ag sector really wants to know what’s coming next for the tenuous trade situation with China, but farmers and ranchers may have to settle for the status quo in the near future as the Biden administration takes its first steps toward dealing with the communist country.
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American farmers anxiously wait on Biden’s plan for China

China is emptying out U.S. corn and soybean supplies, helping make the 2020-21 marketing year a success for American farmers. That’s ramping up the pressure on the Biden administration to work out a sustainable trading connection between the countries even as the political relationship remains fraught.
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Katherine Tai

Biden taps China trade expert as USTR

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped a China expert to be his U.S. Trade Representative, reflecting the most pressing trade issue his administration will face on day one – the ongoing trade war with the Asian economic powerhouse.
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Ag Economy Barometer Oct 20

Farmer sentiment hits record high

A measurement of the state of mind in farm country is at an all-time high as producers report optimism about future financial conditions due to a recent commodity market price rally and another round of direct payments from the Department of Agriculture.
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