Home > News > Trade

Archive for the "Trade" Tag

  1. Top Ag News
    U.S., China to Discuss Phase One Trade Deal Later this Month

    Lingling Wei and Bob Davis reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “The U.S. and China have agreed to high-level talks on Aug. […]

    August 6, 2020
  2. Top Ag News
    Massive Mississippi River Dredging Project Launched

    Checkoff-funded research, planning, analysis and design led by the United Soybean Board (USB), has informed the launch of a dredging project to […]

    August 3, 2020
  3. Top Ag News
    China Makes (Another) Record U.S. Corn Purchase in July, But Achieving Phase One Targets May Still Be a Stretch

    Bloomberg writers Elizabeth Rembert and Michael Hirtzer reported last week that, “China took another step toward meeting agricultural commitments made in the phase one trade […]

    August 3, 2020
  4. Top Ag News
    Few Surprises in USDA Cattle Reports

    The U.S. cattle herd is known to cycle through periods of expansion and contraction roughly every 10 years or so. High feed […]

    July 28, 2020
  5. Top Ag News
    Perspective on U.S., China Trade, as Phase One Purchases “Strong” this Summer

    Last week, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) released its “2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook,” that provided “a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural […]

    July 27, 2020
  6. Top Ag News
    Revisiting Corn Use for Ethanol

    Stronger export numbers and lower acreage boosted corn prices since the end of June.  Concerns about demand weakness in ethanol production emerged […]

    July 22, 2020
  7. Top Ag News
    Will China Corn Buying Spree Lift Prices?

    The U.S. corn market recently received a welcome boost from the demand side as China came shopping in a rather big way. […]

    July 21, 2020
  8. Top Ag News
    China Makes Record U.S. Corn Purchase

    Bloomberg writers Michael Hirtzer and Isis Almeida reported on Tuesday that, “China made its biggest purchase ever of U.S. corn in another boost to meeting agriculture […]

    July 15, 2020
  9. Top Ag News
    Soybean Demand Linked to Economic Recovery

    Wet and warm conditions over some key soybean growing regions pressured soybean prices recently.  The prospect of a good soybean crop places […]

    July 14, 2020
  10. Top Ag News
    Phase-Two Deal with China Unlikely, as U.S. Corn Exports Continue

    Josh Zumbrun and Catherine Lucey reported on the front page of Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Trump damped expectations for a promised […]

    July 13, 2020