Policy

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20 Sep, 2018

Tariffs Hit U.S. Cheese Exports to Mexico

Policy | By: Fran Howard

Mexico’s July cheese imports from U.S. suppliers drop below 2017 volumes after surging in June

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20 Sep, 2018

Canadian Farmers: Milk Is Not a Bargaining Chip

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

As NAFTA talks intensify in Washington, Canada’s dairy farmers implored Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not to trade access to the country’s protected milk market for a deal with the U.S.

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17 Sep, 2018

Trump Continues Push to Remove Class 7

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

President Trump wants major trade concessions from Canada

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17 Sep, 2018

New Federal Order Will Change California Milk Checks Nov. 1

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The new Federal Order will calculate milk prices differently than the old state order, potentially resulting in more revenue to farmers. 

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14 Sep, 2018

Details On How USDA Calculated Aid Payment Rates

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As promised by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA released details on how aid payments were calculated on Thursday. 

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10 Sep, 2018

Secretary Perdue Says Canada Must Give Up Class 7, But Will They?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

To NAFTA renegotiations, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told CSPAN over the weekend that Canada’s Class 7 dairy policy must go.

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07 Sep, 2018

NAFTA 2.0: Will Canada Give Up Supply Management?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

All eyes have been on Washington this week as trade negotiators from the U.S. and Canada work to come to a final agreement on the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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05 Sep, 2018

Will Ag Survive the Art of the Trade Deal?

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

President Trump's hard-knocks negotiating turns trade diplomacy upside down. 

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31 Aug, 2018

U.S. Pushes Canada for Dairy Concessions as NAFTA Deadline Nears

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The Trump administration is pushing Canada to give ground on its politically sensitive dairy sector as talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement approach a U.S.-imposed deadline of Friday for a tentative deal.

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30 Aug, 2018

Getting Close? NAFTA Talks to Continue

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Talks to update Nafta are edging toward their next deadline with signs of optimism from President Donald Trump and other key figures, as the U.S. and Canada push to resolve enough differences to trigger a countdown to sign a new deal.

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