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Farm state lawmakers urge ITC not to impose duties on imported UAN

The U.S. International Trade Commission is considering finalizing the process of slapping duties on key foreign sources of urea ammonium nitrate fertilizer, but three GOP lawmakers are urging the agency to reverse course out of consideration for U.S. farmers, who are dealing with widespread inflation and supply chain disruptions.
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US ag exports hit record level in 2021

The U.S. exported $177 billion worth of agricultural commodities in 2021, firmly besting the record in 2014 by about 15% and overshadowing 2020 totals by 18%, according to new data released by the Commerce Department.
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Commerce rules UAN fertilizer imports are unfair

The Commerce Department issued a preliminary finding Tuesday that imports of urea ammonium nitrate solutions (UAN) from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago were sold into the U.S. at below market prices, paving the way for anti-dumping duties and drawing the ire of farmers that need affordable fertilizer.
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