A tentative deal to revamp U.S. biofuel policy appeared to collapse Tuesday when the White House indefinitely delayed an expected announcement of the planned changes, according to three people familiar with the move.
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. — Trade tensions between the United States and other countries are something everyone is talking about, according to international visitors touring Illinois en route to World Pork Expo in Iowa.
Mexico will begin to tax a range of U.S. products in retaliation for tariffs on Mexican steel and aluminum that President Donald Trump announced last week.
President Donald Trump is seriously considering separate trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico but he doesn’t plan to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said.
Even as Donald Trump tweets his support for U.S. agriculture, farmer loyalty for the president looks like it’s starting to shake over moves that may undermine corn-based ethanol and escalate trade disputes with countries that import American crops.
Bayer AG is days away from a transformation into the world’s biggest maker of seeds and agricultural chemicals, saying it plans to close its purchase of Monsanto Co. this week.
The Trump administration is slated to unveil biofuel policy changes, including efforts to tamp down costs for refiners while broadening the market for ethanol, according to people familiar with the action.
Growth in packing capacity continues for the hog industry, but additional space may be coming later than scheduled.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Kris Kohl, Iowa State University Extension agriculture engineering specialist, for the Extension Clippings column.
AMES, Iowa — Four new publications are available from the Iowa State University Extension Crop Protection Network, representing the group’s first forays out of plant pathology by incorporating new disciplines into its available resources.
President Donald Trump said Friday he “wouldn’t mind” pursuing separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico in lieu of the North America Free Trade Agreement.
Seven months into the 2017-18 marketing year, the United States has exported nearly 1 billion gallons of ethanol, up 15 percent year-over-year.
DowDuPont Inc., created from the merger of the largest U.S. chemical companies, is learning from Chief Executive Officer Ed Breen that one way to make more money is to abandon more research.
Mexico’s plan for retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products including some pork cuts is rattling the meat markets.
The U.S. decision to proceed with steel and aluminum tariffs adds a new wrinkle to one of its other most pressing trade files: NAFTA talks with Canada and Mexico.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill May 23 to reform federal Hours of Service rules for livestock haulers.
Now in its 10th day, the national strike by Brazilian truck drivers has weakened as the army and Federal Police work to unblock roads. Trucks carrying soybeans regained access to Paranagua Port while poultry and pork slaughtering was restored at…
IRETON, Iowa — When Ben Johnson left for college, pursuing a career in agriculture was the plan.
Karl Setzer isn’t completely convinced. Setzer, a market analyst with MaxYield Cooperative in West Bend, Iowa, isn’t quite convinced that there are going to be dramatic changes in planted acreage this year.
Bayer AG won U.S. antitrust approval for its $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co., clearing the last major regulatory hurdle to forming the world’s biggest seed and agricultural-chemicals provider after a nearly two-year review.