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April Tractor Sales Up 12 Percent in 2019
April Tractor Sales Up 12 Percent in 2019 Features | 05/14/2019

U.S. sales numbers of Ag tractors and combines were up in almost every category, according to the latest AEM sales data.

How Quickly Will Farmers Get More Tariff Relief?
How Quickly Will Farmers Get More Tariff Relief? Features | 05/14/2019

President Donald Trump further hiked tariff rates on $200 billion on Chinese imports last Friday. Now, the administration is trying to assure farmers and ranchers that they’ll get more help to deal with Beijing’s retaliation.

Joint Statement of Western Hemisphere Agriculture Leaders at G-20 meeting
Joint Statement of Western Hemisphere Agriculture Leaders at G-20 meeting Features | 05/13/2019

Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders met today on the margins of the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Niigata, Japan, affirming their intent to work together to champion global food security and agricultural trade on the basis of sound science and risk analysis...

U.S. House Passes Disaster-Aid Package
U.S. House Passes Disaster-Aid Package Features | 05/13/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a disaster aid package, Friday afternoon, that will provide aid to areas hit by natural disasters such as flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and volcanic eruptions.

U.S., China Wrap Up Trade Talks with No Deal
U.S., China Wrap Up Trade Talks with No Deal Features | 05/10/2019

U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up trade talks with no deal. However, there wasn’t any breakdown in talks.

Frustration Over Continued Delay in Disaster Aid Package
Frustration Over Continued Delay in Disaster Aid Package Features | 05/10/2019

The White House and Congress are still trying to come to an agreement on disaster aid months after hurricanes and wildfires hit the country hard in many areas.

President Places Additional Tariffs on Chinese Goods
President Places Additional Tariffs on Chinese Goods Features | 05/10/2019

Leading up to meetings beginning Thursday between U.S. and Chinese trade delegations in Washington, D.C., trade tension built when President Trump announced this week a tariff increase worth $200 billion in Chinese goods.

USDA ERS Employees Vote to Unionize
USDA ERS Employees Vote to Unionize Features | 05/10/2019

Employees within The Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service voted to unionize Thursday afternoon. The vote, 138-4, is part of the employees' efforts to slow down or stop a plan to move the agency out of the Washington, DC area....

New Nebraska Farm Bureau Report Details Sensitivity of Agriculture Exports to Tariff Threats, Negative Trade Talk
New Nebraska Farm Bureau Report Details Sensitivity of Agriculture Exports to Tariff Threats, Negative Trade Talk Features | 05/09/2019

A new report by the Nebraska Farm Bureau details the strong connection between the threat of U.S. imposed tariffs on trade partners and the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in Nebraska agriculture exports in 2017.

Secretary Perdue to Travel to Japan and South Korea
Secretary Perdue to Travel to Japan and South Korea Features | 05/09/2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to participate in the G-20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting.