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    Bill Boosts Ag Import Security

    A U.S. Senate committee unanimously advanced a bill Wednesday to tighten security around agricultural products coming into U.S. ports.

    July 25, 2019
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    Tart cherry industry targets Turkish imports

    U.S. tart cherry producers welcome the opportunity to compete against farmers across the world, but they can’t compete against huge government subsidies that make the imported product much cheaper, says Phil Korson, executive director of the Cherry Marketing Institute.

    July 18, 2019
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    Bill would protect U.S. domestic food supply

    U.S. Senators introduced bipartisan legislation to address the shortage of agricultural inspectors who protect our food supply and agricultural industries at the border. Agricultural inspectors work to prevent the intentional or unintentional entry of harmful plants, food, animals and goods into the United States.

    July 15, 2019
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    China Renews its Purchases of U.S. Soybeans

    China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of U.S. soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month.

    December 13, 2018
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    Ag Secretary Sees Promise in Trade Moves, but Says Farmers Still Face Tariff Challenges

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged that significant retaliatory tariffs by Canada, China and Mexico remain in place against U.S. agricultural products.

    December 4, 2018
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    What Are People Saying About USMCA Signing?

    U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed an authorization for the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement on Friday morning.

    December 3, 2018
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    What to Expect from USMCA (or NAFTA 1.01)

    After more than a year of talks, the US, Canada, and Mexico struck a new trade deal to replace NAFTA, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

    November 16, 2018
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    Orange Imports Increase as Domestic Juice Supply Remains Squeezed

    Domestic orange production has been declining steadily over the last two decades, with citrus greening disease being the leading cause of decreased acres and productivity.

    November 14, 2018
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    In ‘Ironic’ Twist, Trump Rethinks Duty that Angry Soy Farmers Liked

    The Trump administration, which has already caught the backlash of farmers suffering through the U.S.-China trade war, just made another move that could be seen as the latest hit against soybeans.

    November 13, 2018
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    U.S. May Raise Import Tariffs to 25%

    The U.S. is taking comments on a proposal to ramp up tariffs from 10% to 25% on a wide swath of Chinese imports, including fresh garlic and other fruits and vegetables.

    August 3, 2018