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Metal tariffs pose roadblock

2/18/2019

Grassley says steel and aluminum tariffs are hindering approval of the new United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact.

More potential for beef exports

2/11/2019

Overseas sales were strong in 2018, and possible trade agreements could boost them further in coming years.

Funk joins IFBF as research director

2/11/2019

He combines leading research on ag policy programs with first-hand knowledge of farming.

Corn stocks fall in report

2/11/2019

USDA report shows lower corn production, larger soybean stocks.

Agreement matters to both China, United States

2/11/2019

Lead U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected to travel to Beijing this week to hold the next round of trade talks

International demand will drive markets

2/11/2019

With record crops in the bin and more on the way, building diverse export demand will be crucial for Iowa farmers.

Bills on grade sharing, farm truck weights and 'save' move forward

2/4/2019

Many policy bills began moving through the legislative process

Trade is Iowa’s top issue for 2019

2/4/2019

Congressional passage of the revised North American free trade agreement, the USMCA, is the first priority.

Progress seen in trade talks

2/4/2019

China announces another large soybean purchase after meeting of top officials.

On ag trade, It’s shaping up as an anxious year

1/28/2019

We’re only a month into 2019, but it’s already shaping up to be a very anxious year for Iowa farmers on the trade front.

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