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IFBF members to explore changing markets in China

11/12/2018

Applications are being taken for the market study trip that is set to begin on March 1.

Meat exporters work to offset tariff impacts

11/12/2018

Product promotions and trade agreements take on heightened importance as competitors chip away at U.S. market share in key countries.

Century of learning continues at annual meeting

11/12/2018

Members will learn from community development experts, U.S. trade officials and leading meat retailers at IFBF centennial annual meeting in December.

U.S. Soybean Outlook: 2018/19 Lower Production and Exports and Higher Ending Stocks

11/12/2018

U.S. soybean production is projected down 90 million bushels to record 4.600 billion bushels

Trade payments set for December

11/5/2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected to begin in December paying the second tranche of payments that are designed to offset market losses from tariffs

2019 Market Study Tour: China

11/2/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to China in March 2019.

219 China Market Study Tour

11/2/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to China in March 2019.

Bilateral trade successes

10/29/2018

The Trump administration’s emphasis on signing bilateral trade deals is starting to gain momentum.

Going on offense for trade deals

10/22/2018

USDA trade official says farmers will benefit from trade pact with Canada and Mexico and other proposed deals

AFBF details affects of Apple Tariffs

10/18/2018

In 2017, purchasing $18.3 million in U.S. apples, China represents our 11th-largest customer. The tariff on U.S. apples in China is 10 percent. However, with retaliatory tariffs in place, the tariff on U.S. apples has increased to 60 percent. All the while, our competitors are still subject to a 10 percent tariff.

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