13 Dec, 2019

China Says Deal Agreed, U.S. to Roll Back Tariffs in Stages

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

China and the U.S. have agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal, which will see the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages.

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13 Dec, 2019

November PPDs Take Big Dive

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Skyrocketing dairy commodity prices this fall meant a true price inversion, with Class III higher than Class I and Class IV higher than Class…

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12 Dec, 2019

U.S. Reaches Deal in Principle With China, Awaits Trump Sign-Off

News | By: Bloomberg News

U.S. negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China that now awaits President Donald Trump’s approval.

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12 Dec, 2019

Antitrust Issues Could Cause Heartburn For DFA, Again

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On Thursday, the New York Times ran an article outlining why DFA could face antitrust issues if they do acquire Dean Foods assets. 

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12 Dec, 2019

Use Core Values to Govern Your Farm Business

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

Core values can be used in both day-to-day and strategic decision making.

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11 Dec, 2019

FARM Program Workforce Evaluation Tool Open for Comment

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

The tool includes about 20 questions on human resources and another six on safety.

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10 Dec, 2019

U.S., Mexico, Canada Sign Changes to Free-Trade Agreement

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The U.S., Mexico and Canada on Tuesday signed amendments to a free-trade agreement they first reached more than a year ago, paving the way for the three countries’ legislatures to ratify the deal.

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10 Dec, 2019

What Does USMCA Really Do for Agriculture?

Policy | By: Tyne Morgan

It’s crunch time in Washington D.C. to get the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed in 2019, with many agricultural groups and organizations losing patience.

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10 Dec, 2019

House Democrats Plan USMCA Vote as Pelosi Lauds Revised Deal

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

House Democrats plan a vote next week on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade agreement, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told her members, saying the deal was changed to meet her demands.

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09 Dec, 2019

StopQIP Group Files Suit Over California Quota Plan

News | By: Jim Dickrell

StopQIP farmers allege CDFA never included QIP details in its “pooling plan” nor did it hold hearings on the program.

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