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National Farmers Organization Talks NAFTA

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The National Farmers’ Organization took its turn to weigh in on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. The Hagstrom Report says the NFO called on the Trump Administration to be “cautious” when it comes to the negotiations, noting that there would be substantial fallout for American farmers and ranchers if the agreement is terminated. Paul Olson, NFO President, …

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Korea Sends KORUS Analysis, Says No to Opening Ag Trade

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A review of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade (KORUS) Agreement by South Korea claims to show little basis to support the U.S. desire for renegotiation. A South Korea-based newspaper reports that Korea submitted an analysis to Washington, D.C. showing that preferential U.S. duties as part of KORUS had almost no direct effect on the increase in South Korean exports to the U.S. over …

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Farm Bureau Endorses Bipartisan Farmers for Free Trade Campaign

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Ahead of critical fourth NAFTA round, Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, Senator Max Baucus, Farmers for Free Trade Board President Sara Lilygren, and Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts to discuss efforts to strengthen grassroots support for trade & NAFTA’s importance to farmers and ranchers American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall joined Senators Max Baucus and Richard Lugar, Co-chairs …

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Congressional Delegation Comments on Agriculture NAFTA Meetings in Ottawa

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Members of a congressional delegation to Ottawa, Canada focused on the agricultural trade offered their comments following meetings with Canadian officials ahead of the next round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations: “Our goal over the past two days was to ensure our Canadian counterparts understand that U.S. production agriculture has a keen interest in getting NAFTA done …

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Mexico Says U.S. Proposals Would Threaten Free Ag Trade

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Pan Am Post Dot Com says the U.S. will be putting forth controversial proposals during the next round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. The U.S. will allegedly be putting forth proposals for what it calls “seasonal windows” when it comes to agriculture trading with Mexico and Canada. The article says this type of a proposal would be a …

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USDA Trade Mission to Expand Export Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture in Brazil

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

During a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trade mission to São Paulo and Recife, Brazil, Sept. 25-29, leaders from 24 U.S. agribusinesses and trade organizations will explore opportunities to expand their agricultural exports and further develop their business relationships in Brazil. “Brazil holds significant untapped market potential for U.S. exporters,” said Mark Slupek, deputy administrator of the Office of Trade …

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South Korea Trade Teams Tour U.S. Agriculture

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The U.S. Grains Council says trade teams from South Korea visiting the U.S. over the last three months helps solidify trade between the U.S. and Korea under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, known as KORUS. The Council has been hosting trade teams this summer from South Korea, visiting U.S. farmers and grain suppliers in eight states. USGC says South Korean …