Anna-Lisa LacaOnline and Business Editor



Articles By Anna-Lisa Laca

U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement USMCA
Jan 16, 2020

Agriculture Industry Praises Senate Passage of USMCA

The Senate on Thursday passed USMCA in a landfall vote of 89-10. As expected, the agriculture industry praised the passage and looks forward to President Donald Trump signing the bill into law.

U.S., China
Jan 15, 2020

Agriculture Applauds Phase One China Deal, Awaits Tariff Removal

On Wednesday President Donald Trump and Vice Premier Liu He signed the Phase One portion of the trade deal between the U.S. and China.

China trade
Jan 14, 2020

What Dairy Producers Hope to Find in the Phase One Deal with China

This week on the AgriTalk Radio Show, Tom Vilsack, CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, outlined what he hopes to see in the deal.

Soybeans hand
Jan 10, 2020

Markets Respond Negatively to Carryout Changes

USDA released a slew of reports of Friday, initially sending markets lower.

Jan 09, 2020

Oliver North on Agritalk: “The World Is Safer Without Suleimani”

As the U.S.-Iranian conflict continues to grab the attention of Americans, Oliver North joined AgriTalk host Chip Flory to give farmers some perspective on the situation.

ag economy barometer
Jan 08, 2020

Ag Barometer Reveals Optimism, Financial Stress

A trade deal with China continues to weigh on the minds of producers in the new ag barometer from Purdue University and CME Group.

Whitesides Dairy 007
Jan 07, 2020

Dairy Report: Dairy Farmers Pay Employees More Than Ever Before

A recent survey from Farm Journal found employees across the agriculture industry continue to struggle to find and keep employees.

Art Schaap Dairy
Dec 31, 2019

Farm Journal Study Finds Dairy Farmers Face Labor Challenges

Farmers are paying employees more than they’ve ever paid. They are more efficient with their labor than they’ve ever been, and yet they’re frustrated.

Animal well being
Dec 30, 2019

Road Map for Animal Well-Being

The crossroads of stewardship and welfare