STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Mixing politics and trade
It's hard to say how much the agreement to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba will help Upper Midwest agriculture. Cuba wants and needs many of the ag products raised he... Posted on 12/19/14 at 10:22 AM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS A match made in China
South Dakota wants to establish a sister-state in China and it looks like Inner Mongolia might be the right match.
Speaking by phone from a trade mission stop in Shanghai on May 14, Gov. Dennis Dauga... Posted on 5/14/14 at 3:03 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Fast, Easy Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
If you join me on Tuesdays for my food column, you may notice that I like the words "fast" and "easy," not to mention "inexpensive" and "good for you," and this recipe incorporates at least the firs... Posted on 9/24/13 at 6:44 PM
CHICAGO, July 1 - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed up their 3.000-cents per lb maximum daily price limit on Wednesday, ignited by short-covering in response to better-than-expected cash prices, traders said.
WASHINGTON - The United States and Venezuela have embarked on their most extensive dialogue in years in an attempt to improve their acrimonious relations, according to a senior U.S. administration official.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he hopes to wrap up a trade deal with 11 other Pacific Rim nations soon and send it to the U.S. Congress for approval before the end of the year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its regulations to allow fresh beef into the United States from Brazil and Argentina under specific conditions that mitigate risk of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the agency said on Monday.
Martina Roemmelt-Fella, who owns a small, family-run turbine manufacturer in Bavaria, should be a cheerleader for a trade deal between Europe and the United States that promises to ease the flow of goods and services across the Atlantic.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico expects a finalized 12-nation Pacific trade deal to double the country's agricultural exports to Japan's mostly closed market, and the deal will likely be signed in the "next few weeks," a senior trade official said on Friday.
David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera
June 27, 2015
OTTAWA - Canada's powerful dairy industry on Friday expressed concern that it could suffer if talks to create a Pacific trade treaty open up heavily protected Canadian markets to more foreign competition.
WELLINGTON/WASHINGTON - Pacific Rim countries are gearing up for a busy six weeks now that the U.S. Congress has approved legislation key to sealing a massive trade pact reaching from Canada to New Zealand, spurring a rush to get the deal over the finish line.
Gyles Beckford and Krista Hughes
June 26, 2015
WASHINGTON - A divided Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday approved legislation requiring the government to report on the performance of major U.S. port operations, including during labor contract talks.
OTTAWA - Canada must join a proposed Pacific trade pact but will also strive to protect its farmers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday, referring to pressure to scrap foreign tariffs that protect the dairy industry.
MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday a list of banned products from Western countries could be changed according to the state of relations with the European Union and other countries.
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