A recent study looks at the potential economic impacts of sanitary and phytosanitary trade barriers on agricultural trade. Rod Bain and Jason Grant of Virginia Tech University.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway provides a couple of key updates on tax reform and NAFTA.
“Our goal over the past two days was to ensure our Canadian counterparts understand that U.S. production agriculture has a keen interest in getting NAFTA done and done right. We have had productive conversations over the weekend with Canadian officials and are eager for negotiations to resume in Washington this week. As I’ve said before, U.S. production agriculture will continue to stay at negotiators elbow throughout this process to ensure their interests are taken into account.”
House Ag Chairman K. Michael Conaway joins Agrinet® today to discuss the new AG Act, creating a new H-2C guestworker program designed to provide American farmers with access to a legal, stable supply of workers.
Complete export numbers for the first eleven months of the 2017 fiscal year are in. One analyst calls them encouraging.
USDA trade economist Bryce Cooke giving the export value of several bulk commodities during the first 11 months of the 2017 fiscal year compared to the same time frame a year ago.
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey notes several weather events are expected across the country through the weekend, including the arrival of storm system Nate along parts of the Gulf Coast.
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey talks about the latest named storm in this Atlantic hurricane season and how it may impact parts of the U.S. during its trek.