The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
House Republicans will pursue a law reauthorizing food assistance and farm subsidies without Democratic support after negotiations over changes to the so-called food-stamp program broke down.
The most recent USDA estimate shows farmers will plant 13.5 million acres of cotton in 2018. Private estimates are lower than USDA’s estimate for the most part but still land above the 13 million mark.
The omnibus spending bill before Congress this week does include a change to Section 199A of the President’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Wednesday on AgriTalk ATBl, Don Close from Rabo AgriFinance talked with host Chip Flory about the demand side of the cattle and beef markets. He explained new trends in U.S. dining are helping to support beef demand.
It’s a Farmer Forum! AgriTalk Host Chip Flory rounded up a great group of farmers this week with Charlie Kruse from Missouri, Dennis Bogaards from Iowa, and Randy Urmacher from Nebraska
Tuesday on AgriTalk ATB, Scott Varilek from Kooima & Kaemingk Commodities in Sioux Center, Iowa, told host Chip Flory that the structure of the cattle market is providing plenty of incentive to keep marketings current.