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IFBF strengthens ties in China

7/16/2018

Leaders look to build relationships that lead to long-term market access in the fast-growing Chinese market.

Beef exports shatter value record

7/16/2018

More than $700 million worth of beef was exported in May.

USDA factors in trade issues

7/16/2018

Traders headed into the USDA July world supply/demand estimates (WASDE) expecting the worst, but seemed to come away with a “that wasn’t so bad” reaction.

U.S.-China trade  war escalates

7/9/2018

Grassley says farmers are "on edge" as long-threatened tariffs become reality.

The world isn't awash in protein

7/9/2018

The rhetoric regarding the Chinese tariffs, the recent $2 decline in prices and good early growing season have made everyone nervous about the prospects for soybean prices

DDG exports shrink from highs

7/2/2018

While ethanol exports are booming, the global market has been tougher for dried distiller grains (DDGs),

A foundation of leadership

6/26/2018

The success of the Iowa Farm Bureau has been built on the strength of many visionary men and women who saw the need for a strong organization to represent farm families and rural Iowa. These leaders understood the value in working together to better their families, their communities and their state and their legacy lives on.

Expanding farmers' opportunities

6/26/2018

By building demand and developing new markets, Farm Bureau builds farm income opportunity.

Tariff battle rattles Iowa agriculture

6/25/2018

Worry about a prolonged trade fight with China spooks markets and worries Iowa lawmakers.

Market work at risk in era of trade fights

6/25/2018

Trade battles, like the one currently shaping up between the United States and China, are scary to U.S. agriculture for many reasons.

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