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Signal to Noise
20:46PM Jul 02, 2020

Signal to Noise: The China Signal to Watch For

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

As tensions with China grow, Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer has a key signal to watch for that would indicate the Phase One trade deal is in trouble.

19:55PM Jul 02, 2020

Tale of the tape: NAFTA era trends in U.S. produce trade

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Now that the USMCA has begun, what can we say about the North American Free Trade Agreement?

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12:40PM Jul 02, 2020

EPA puts 2021 Biofuel Blending Mandate Proposal On Hold Indefinitely

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has put on hold indefinitely a proposal for the amount of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel next year, two sources familiar with the

10:18AM Jul 02, 2020

Farmers Scramble for Help as COVID-19 Scuttles Immigrant Workforce

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

The novel coronavirus delayed the arrival of seasonal immigrants who normally help harvest U.S. wheat, leaving farmers to depend on high school students, school bus drivers, laid-off oilfield workers and

10:12AM Jul 02, 2020

Trade, Dicamba, Transportation: An Update From DC With ARA

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Richard Gupton, Senior Vice President of Public Policy at ARA, says there are ongoing unknowns across a spectrum of regulatory, policy, and legal fronts that are directly affecting ag retailers.

17:06PM Jul 01, 2020

UPDATED: No big changes anticipated with start of USMCA

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement became effective July 1, but it brings no sweeping changes to North American produce companies who have operated with the NAFTA for more than two decades.

13:20PM Jun 30, 2020

Ohio groups seek support for growers in COVID-19 Crisis

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Giving farmers and farmers markets the ability to fulfill SNAP purchases online is one recommendation presented by a group of Ohio farm organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.