USTR

USW Thanks USTR for Protecting Ag at WTO

Dan Industry News Release, Wheat

Farm groups thanked U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer for his efforts to defend U.S. agriculture against attempts to weaken the World Trade Organization rules on domestic support in agriculture.  Ben Conner, Director of Policy with U.S. Wheat’s Associates, attended the Buenos Aires Ministerial. He says at the meeting India and other countries attempted to create a permanent loophole for certain …

food

Agroterrorism: American Food Supply a Growing Concern In DC

Dan Beef, Field Crops, Industry News Release, Vegetables

What’s being done to keep the American food supply safe and allow farmers to continue to produce the food and fiber the nation needs? That was one of several topics discussed during a Senate hearing Wednesday. General Richard Myers, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for President George W. Bush, was asked what currently keeps him up at …

phytogen

Phytogen Cottonseed Varieties for Southeast Growers

Dan Cotton

With harvest over in some areas, and wrapping up in others, many are evaluating variety performance this season. Russell Nuti, PhytoGen cotton development specialist, talks about a cottonseed variety that performed particularly well this year in the Southeast. Phytogen Cottonseed Varieties for Southeast Growers

asgrow

Asgrow Pleased with Southeast Soybean Performance

Dan Soybeans

Soybean growers across the Southeast are encouraged to learn more about what Asgrow has to offer. Robert Ihrig, regional marketing manager in the Southern U.S., for Monsanto/Asgrow, says they are pleased with the performance of their products in the Southeast. Asgrow Pleased with Southeast Soybean Performance

ncc

NCC Thanks U.S.T.R. for Support of U.S. Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

National Cotton Council (NCC) Chairman Ronnie Lee thanked the leadership of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and the U.S. negotiating team for their support of U.S. farmers at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference held this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lee, a Georgia cotton producer, said, “We appreciate Ambassador Lighthizer and his team of negotiators from USTR …

lighthizer

Lighthizer defends U.S. Ag in WTO Meeting

Dan Industry News Release, Trade, Wheat

U.S. Wheat Associates publicly thanked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for his work defending U.S. agriculture against attempts to weaken the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on domestic support in agriculture. The Wheat Associates organization says the Buenos Aires WTO Ministerial Conference would be a failure and the mission of the WTO to advance trade would be negatively affected through …