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Even as President Donald Trump floats the idea of more ethanol sales, critics says moves by his Environmental Protection Agency would undercut the support to corn farmers.
President Donald Trump told lawmakers he is considering rejoining the Asia-Pacific trade pact he withdrew from shortly after taking office as he expressed confidence the U.S. is headed toward resolving trade conflicts without economic disruption.
President Donald Trump on Thursday outlined changes to U.S. biofuel laws that would allow more ethanol to be used, a nod to farmers caught in the crosshairs of a potential trade war with China, while also offering some relief to…
For decades, government satellites have been taking detailed photographs of crops around the world that are now being tapped by traders like Cargill Inc. to gain an edge in global grain markets.
Leading lawmakers on congressional agriculture committees said Tuesday they’re skeptical that the White House can fix any economic harm for farmers arising from a trade dispute with China by giving them temporary aid through the Agriculture Department.
Soybean futures jumped this morning on news of an Argentina purchase, but futures settled a few cents higher for soybeans and slightly lower for corn today.
First-quarter 2018 sales were about flat from a year ago for new, smaller-size tractors and down about 5 percent for 100+ HP two-wheel-drive tractors.
Based on his own back-of-the-envelope calculations, Minnesota farmer Kirby Hettver could lose tens of thousands of dollars of earnings because of President Donald Trump.
Editor's note: This article is by Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska extension weed managemen specialist.
Farmers who apply most of their nitrogen in spring likely will not have lower 2018 nitrogen fertilizer costs less than 2017 costs if they apply roughly the same rates in 2017 as in 2018.
President Donald Trump promised U.S. farmers that they will emerge from a trade dispute with China better off despite threats from Beijing to impose tariffs targeting American agricultural products.
A stopgap NAFTA deal could be around the corner. What might it look like?
NAFTA talks have entered a new, intensive phase of discussions and will continue in the coming days, Canada’s foreign minister said after meeting with her U.S. and Mexican counterparts in Washington.
Donald Trump’s latest salvo against Chinese imports is hitting commodities again.
Monsanto Co. is feeling the effects of the shrinking U.S. corn crop.
Planting season, always a critical time for farmers, just became more nerve-wracking for U.S. growers of soybeans and corn.
The Environmental Protection Agency has given more than two dozen small refiners permission to ignore the nation’s renewable fuel mandate, angering competitors as well as farm-state lawmakers who say the exceptions undermine the program.
The Trump administration indicated it’s willing to negotiate with China on escalating frictions between the world’s two biggest economies, helping to ease fears among investors of a tit-for-tat trade conflict.
Editor's note: The American Soybean Association, representing U.S. soybean producers, issued this statement.
Thanks to President Donald Trump, China just dealt U.S. farmers their latest blow.