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Administration Focusing on Good, Not Quick, NAFTA 2.0

Bloomberg says the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are all on separate pages when it comes to a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is more f... Read More

Missouri Cattlemen's Fake Meat Bill Passes

A Missouri omnibus agriculture bill contacting provisions against so-called fake meat has passed the state legislature. The language prohibits misrepresenting a product as meat that was not derived from harvested livestock. The Missouri House pass... Read More

Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. "We are putting ... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Failure of House to Pass Farm Bill

LINCOLN, NEB. – “We are extremely disappointed in the outcome of today’s failed vote in the House to secure passage of a new farm bill. This is not only a blow to Nebraska farm and ranch families who have dealt with farm income falling for five... Read More

Friday Five: Top Stories in Agriculture (May 18, 2018)

Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie host this week's Friday Five from the Nebraska Soybean Board  Studio, where they recap five agriculture headline stories from the week. STORIES 5. The USDA Weekly Crop Progress report indicated nationally... Read More

It's Only Halftime for the 2018 Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Representative Marshall issued the following statement following today’s vote on the 2018 Farm Bill. “We obviously wanted to see today’s vote go differently, and clearly we have more work to do. But I have faith that once m... Read More

House Fails to Pass Farm Bill

This morning the House Farm Bill Failed on a vote of  198-213.  30 Republicans voted against the Farm Bill.  House Speaker Paul Ryan has asked for a re-vote on the farm bill. The Vote has been postponed.   This is the second time since June 2013... Read More

NAFTA 2.0 Likely Not Done This Year

At the Thursday, May 17 deadline for the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations, there isn’t an agreement in place and no end in sight to negotiations. Politico says divisions among negotiators from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada on difficu... Read More

House Expects Farm Bill Vote Today

The House of Representatives continues its debate on the 2018 Farm Bill through Thursday evening, with the final vote on passage coming up on Friday. The Hagstrom Report says House Republican leadership and House Ag Chair Michael Conaway are still tr... Read More

Under Secretary McKinney to Lead Southern China Trade Mission

WASHINGTON– U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission to Guangzhou and Shenzhen, China, May 21-May 25, accompanied by a diverse delegation of agribusiness and s... Read More

NAWG Weighs in on Amendments to the 2018 House Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. (May 17, 2018) – Following yesterday’s House Rules Committee meeting to determine which amendments would be considered, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2) now heads to the House floor for debates and amendment vot... Read More