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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06 Dec, 2019

India’s Rapidly Expanding Dairy Industry Faces Challenges

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Output per cow in India up 35% over past 10 years.

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05 Dec, 2019

U.S.-Japan Trade Deal Nice, But Only Goes Part Way

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

A study completed earlier this year shows that if U.S. farmers had the same access as competitors, that access would roughly double U.S.…

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05 Dec, 2019

National Milk Producers Federation Agrees to Settle CWT Suit for $220 Million

News | By: Jim Dickrell

This week’s settlement releases NMPF from all further claims by the plaintiffs.

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05 Dec, 2019

What Will Be Your Biggest Challenge In 2020? Share Your Thoughts

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While 2019 was a challenge, there's no doubt 2020 will be challenging too. Take our anonymous poll to share your thoughts. 

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05 Dec, 2019

U.S., China Move Closer to Trade Deal Despite Harsh Rhetoric

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang, people familiar with the talks said

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04 Dec, 2019

Revisiting the TN Visa Program

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The story of Juan Pablo Jimenez and his TN Visa. 

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04 Dec, 2019

Conservation Can Put Dollars In Dairy Farmers’ Pockets, Report Shows

Data | By: Rhonda Brooks

Partnerships, both formal and informal, can help dairy farmers in their efforts to adopt conservation measures to improve soil and water quality.

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