Brazil has agreed to lift its ban on U.S. pork and make good on a 24-year-old promise to set up an annual 750,000-metric-ton tariff rate quota to allow in U.S. wheat, according to the leaders of the two countries.
Prospects for U.S. farm exports can change suddenly and dramatically. Breaking into foreign markets takes decades of persistent hard work and hefty investments in building infrastructure, relationships and, ultimately, sales.
The farmers and ranchers who helped put Donald Trump into the White House still give him fairly high marks, but there appears to be some erosion in the number who would like to see him re-elected, according to a new Agri-Pulse survey.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2017 - Congressional Republicans will join the White House in rolling out a set of tax reform proposals this week that could have implications for farmers, depending on the mix of tax rates and deductions.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 8, 2017 - For agricultural groups, membership meetings in the months leading up to a new farm bill can be peppered with fiery dialogue about the best path forward to fix the current legislation. At last week’s Commodity Classic, that didn’t happen.