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Leaders look to build relationships that lead to long-term market access in the fast-growing Chinese market.
More than $700 million worth of beef was exported in May.
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.
Grassley says farmers are "on edge" as long-threatened tariffs become reality.
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
While ethanol exports are booming, the global market has been tougher for dried distiller grains (DDGs),
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Worry about a prolonged trade fight with China spooks markets and worries Iowa lawmakers.
Trade battles, like the one currently shaping up between the United States and China, are scary to U.S. agriculture for many reasons.