UEA Asks for End to Japanese Tariffs on Eggs

November 29, 2018

In comments on a potential U.S.-Japan trade agreement, the Further Processors Division of United Egg Association (UEA) said Japan’s tariffs on eggs and egg products should be eliminated.  Otherwise, UEA warned, free trade agreements that …

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Farm Bill

October 4, 2018

The 2014 farm bill expired on Sunday, September 30.  Although Conference leadership has expressed a  desire to finalize the farm bill in October, in order to quickly approve a final agreement in November, without a …

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United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 4, 2018

After 14 months of negotiations to update NAFTA, the United States, Mexico, and Canada have reached a new modernized trade agreement, now formally known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). NAFTA will remain in effect …

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Ag Appropriations

October 4, 2018

Last week, the House voted 361-61 to pass H.R. 6157. The $855.1 billion minibus includes funding for the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act. In addition, the legislation …

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Farm Bill Deadline Looms

September 20, 2018

Congressional negotiators have not reached agreement on the 2018 farm bill, despite a looming September 30 expiration date for the current farm law.  Capitol Hill agriculture leaders continued to be divided over proposed new work …

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