Source: Reuters | May 10, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on … Read More

Source: U.S. Meat Export Federation | Feb. 26, 2019

The importance of Japan as a trading partner for U.S. agriculture was the focus of a Feb. 22 panel discussion at the USDA … Read More

Delayed by the government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture just last week released the November 2018 beef export numbers compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). The report indicates that US beef exports for 2018 have already surpassed the previous record set in 2017 of $7.27 billion worth … Read More

This past week in New Orleans during the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays had the chance to sit down with one of the industry’s top analysts, especially when it comes to talking about the big picture of the … Read More

USDA has received nearly 805,000 applications and paid out $6.41 billion so far
in tariff payments created to buffer the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war,
said the USDA on Monday. The payments are the largest element of a mitigation
package that was announced as a maximum of $12 billion but … Read More

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies, according to officials familiar with the negotiations. Bloomberg reports that by increasing … Read More

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress Wednesday that the Trump Administration intends to negotiate three separate trade agreements with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom. “We will continue to expand U.S. trade and investment by negotiating trade agreements with Japan, the EU and the United Kingdom. We … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement upon the announcement of a trade deal with Mexico and Canada to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

“Trade is vitally important to cattle producers who, on average, … Read More

The United States, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement on the renegotiated NAFTA, now formally known as the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), to benefit American farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. In a statement released by TSCRA President Robert McKnight, Jr, cattle producers applaud the agreement. “Trade is vitally important … Read More