4/16/2018 6:38:00 AM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains
Trade was one of the biggest issues discussed last week in Washington, DC during the NCBA’s Spring Legislative Conference and what any disruptions would mean for the U.S. beef cattle industry.
Kent Bacus is the NCBA’s International Trade Director and talked with Russell Nemetz about NAFTA, China and other key export markets for U.S. beef and why they are so important to U.S. cattlemen and women.
According to the U.S. Meat Export Federation, exports accounted for nearly $300 per head in 2017.
Source: Northern Ag Network
4/18/2018 11:13 AM
India and the United States are currently in negotiations on a trade package. Washington and New Delhi are looking to remove some long-standing disagreements between the two countries that would strengthen ties.
Montana Farmers Union (MFU) members spent this past week in Washington D.C. for the National Farmers Union Fly-In. Farmers took to Capitol Hill to advocate for multiple issues including the Farm Bill, rural health care and to talk trade. 350 Farmers Union members from across the nation attended this year’s event. Sharing first hand their experiences and hardships in rural America.