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15:55PM Oct 18, 2019

Farmer With Busted Bins: “I Lost Close to $460,000.”

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says farmers who applied and are approved for disaster aid assistance will see a check soon. One Iowa farmer shares his impact with spring flooding.
14:20PM Oct 18, 2019

Signal to Noise: Just How Close to a China Deal Are We?

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
Will a phase 1 China deal be signed in the next month?
Rural Mainstreet Index
10:55AM Oct 18, 2019

Rural Bankers’ Economic Confidence Dips to Two-Year Low

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
The near-term rural economy is improving slightly, according to the Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI).
15:33PM Oct 17, 2019

Questions Remain About Phase 1 Agreement with China

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
Questions remain about the Phase 1 trade agreement between the United States and China. "The Wall Street Journal" reports uncertainty surrounds China's commitment to buy up to $50 billion of
15:58PM Oct 16, 2019

The U.S. to Put Tariffs on the E.U. this Week

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
The World Trade Organization cleared the United States to impose tariffs against the European Union. It’s over airbus subsidies. The U.S. was granted approval to impose sanctions on $7.5 billion
15:13PM Oct 16, 2019

FDA’s New Era of Food Safety meeting, webcast, reach capacity

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
A meeting designed to shed light on the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative is so popular that no spots are available, and the webcast of the meeting
10:08AM Oct 16, 2019

China Ties Agriculture Binge to Trump Reducing U.S. Tariffs

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Beijing wants a rollback in tariffs in its trade war with the U.S. before China can feasibly agree to buy as much as $50 billion of American agriculture products.