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US ag bolstered by tentative West Coast labor deal

Dairy, meat, produce and other ag producers that count on getting their commodities to Asia and beyond through West Coast ports are lauding a tentative labor agreement between Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) that’s expected to produce a six-year labor contract.


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US-Japan beef success leading industry to push for more

The Japanese tariff on U.S. beef has dropped gradually from 38.5% in 2019 to 23.3% this year as a result of the three-year-old U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, a prime example of the kind of free trade agreement the U.S. ag sector and some lawmakers say they want to see replicated.
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