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Senator Roberts to US Trade Rep Lighthizer: We Need Markets for Agriculture; Must be Proactive not Reactive

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee on the administration’s trade agenda, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) today called on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthize... Read More


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Perdue:  Administration Unlikely to Cap RIN Prices

An Agri-Pulse report says it appears that the Trump administration will not be putting a cap on the price of biofuel credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the administration will more likely try to brin... Read More

China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government vowed Thursday to take "all necessary measures" to defend the country's interests if President Donald Trump targets it for allegedly stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. ... Read More

Governor celebrates National Ag Week

In celebration of National Ag Week Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Steve Wellman were touring Nebraska. The two stopped in Sidney on March 21, in order to meet with ag producers, the public and visit Agri-Pla... Read More

Trump seeks new China tariffs, as trade war worries mount

President Donald Trump on Thursday directed his top trade adviser to impose an estimated $50 billion in new tariffs against Chinese goods, his latest move against what he sees as unfair trade practices even as markets remain skittish about a possib... Read More

John Deere Concerned About Trade Retaliation

The world’s largest maker of agriculture equipment, Deere and Company, is worried that possible trade tensions between the U.S. and other countries could affect its machinery sales. A Bloomberg report says the steel and aluminum tariffs on impor... Read More

European Union Approves Bayer Takeover of Monsanto, with Conditions

German chemical company Bayer was given conditional European Union approval in its acquisition of Monsanto. A Dow Jones report says the takeover bid, which is worth more than $60 billion, was only approved after both companies agreed to divest the... Read More

Trump Administration Formally Requests Fast-Track Extension

President Trump formally requested a three-year extension of trade promotion authority on Tuesday. Politico says the trade promotion authority allows the president to negotiate free trade agreements that he can submit to Congress under fast-track ... Read More

NCBA Encouraged by

Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), released the following statement: “The omnibus spending bill includes a number of positive developments for cattlemen and women, inc... Read More

Understanding glyphosate resistance in pigweeds

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries. Their work is... Read More