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Blake Hurst

Opinion: California: A misguided leader in economic protectionism

California recently added to its no-travel list. There are now 17 states California officials are forbidden to travel on state business because those states have laws that don’t pass muster in the eyes of California’s ever vigilant hall monitors. In two initiatives passed by California voters in 2008 and 2018, California has placed restrictions on out-of-state producers of agricultural products, barring the import of animal products produced in facilities that don’t meet California’s requirements on animal housing.
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China makes another big US corn purchase

Chinese buyers made another large purchase commitment for U.S. corn this week, snapping up 1.7 million metric tons for delivery in the 2020-21 marketing year, according to a daily export sale report released Thursday by the USDA.
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China makes progress on reassessing ractopamine ban

China promised to consider lifting it’s zero-tolerance policy on ractopamine residues in pork and beef as part of the “phase one” trade pact, and the country is making good on that, although more work needs to be done, says USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney.
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