U.S. beef trade continued the impressive performance of recent months in the latest monthly trade data for August.
In separate interviews with AgriTalk representatives from two major beef industry organizations discussed major trade deals that have been negotiated recently.
The Trump administration officially notified Congress that it will start trade negotiations with Japan, the European Union and the U.K. as soon as three months from Tuesday.
Two more vessels loaded with U.S. soybeans have departed for China, signaling that buyers may be getting more desperate for supplies amid the prolonged trade war between the nations.
The ongoing U.S.-China trade war could provide the opportunity one group of American farmers needs to compete with cheaper Chinese imports.
Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
University of Missouri economist Pat Westhoff says Brazil would have to stop exporting to everybody else, and the U.S. take over all of that demand, to make up for the lost shipments to China.