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Good news gone bad: ITC rules against cherry industry in dumping case


The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) determined on Jan. 14 that dried tart cherries from Turkey are not injuring the U.S. industry. This means no anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders will be issued against Turkey.

USMCA Signing Increases Optimism


Today’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Trump increases hopes that 2020 will begin a stronger decade for America’s farmers and ranchers.

U.S. Faces Global Competition Under Phase 1 Agreement with China


The United States may have to compete with other nations to gain additional market share promised in an upcoming trade agreement with China.

USMCA Clears the Way to Fire Up Ag’s Economic Engine


At a time when farmers continue to face strong economic headwinds, the agreement is expected to increase U.S. agriculture exports by $2 billion.

Farmers Welcome Opportunities from China Agreement


The United States and China today signed a “Phase 1” trade agreement that both countries say will lead to increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products by China.

Farm Bureau Expecting Trade, Regulatory Progress in 2020


2019 is in the rearview mirror and the American Farm Bureau is hoping for progress on trade negotiations and regulatory changes which will help agriculture in 2020.

Support USMCA: Tell the Senate Now is the Time to Support US Agriculture Through Trade


Ask your senators to follow the House and send USMCA to the President’s desk without delay!

USMCA Passage Is a Victory for Farmers and Ranchers


The USMCA will provide continuity in the growth of the North American market and will strengthen our trading relationships with Canada and Mexico, which are our number-one and number-two export markets

Farm Bureau Hopeful Congress Passes USMCA Next Week


The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking Congress to quickly pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, following a deal reached between House Democrats and the White House to move forward

Second Round of Trade Assistance Coming Soon


$6.8 Billion Support Provided As Of Nov. 12