Perspectives on Livestock and Poultry Sectors Hearing

October 3, 2019

On September 25, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry met to discuss industry perspectives of the livestock and poultry sectors. Witnesses reiterated the importance of reauthorization of Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting and the …

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U.S., China Restart Trade Talks Amid Olive Branches

September 19, 2019

The United States and China will re-start trade negotiations this week after an exchange of modest, but conciliatory, steps. China excluded a few U.S. products from its retaliatory tariffs, then announced tariffs on soybeans, pork …

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Egg and Poultry Industries Welcome Announcement of Japan Trade Agreement

August 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. poultry and egg organizations welcome the announcement of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan, an achievement that stands to benefit our industry. “Frozen chicken, turkey and processed egg …

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Trade Conflict with China Heats Up

August 15, 2019

Trade disputes between the United States and China escalated sharply, roiling financial markets and raising questions about whether the decade-long U.S. economic expansion could survive the rounds of retaliation and counter-retaliation. President Trump surprised most …

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USDA Awards Trade Funding

July 25, 2019

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced $100 million in foreign market development funding through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program. The program is part of USDA’s efforts to offset the damage suffered by the farm sector …

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