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Articles of Interest- Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A U.S.-Japan Bilateral Trade Agreement is Urgently Needed Food Business News – 01/08/2018 In testimony before the U.S. Trade Representative, Vince Peterson, president of the U.S. Wheat Associates, said the C.P.T.P.P. will grant preferential access to Canadian and Australian wheat exports to Japan. Eventually, the tariff reduction will be about $70 per metric ton, or…

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USW Thanks Congress for Renewing Export Market Development Investment in New Farm Bill

ARLINGTON, Virginia — Following several years of low farm prices, trade disruptions and increasing international competition, passage of the 2018 Farm Bill comes at a crucial time for our farmers and ranchers. U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) thanks Congress for renewing the long-term investment in export market development programs and urges President Trump to sign the…

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Articles of Interest – Monday, August 20, 2018

The Trouble with Tariffs Lewiston Tribune – 8/19/2018 This season’s harvest appears to be “phenomenal,” with high yields and excellent quality. The question is: Who will buy it? Farmers in Idaho and Washington face steep unknowns when they go to sell their wheat because of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on certain buyers of…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, June 28, 2018

Farm Bill Update: Please note that the Senate is still working on consideration of the Farm Bill and that we are expecting a final vote tonight! Due to the holiday, there will be no weekly updates distributed next week. Have a very Happy Fourth of July! NAWG Participates in Field to Market Meeting This week,…

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