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EU to Impose Tariffs on $4 Billion in U.S. Goods


The European Union recently announced tariffs of $3.99 billion on U.S. aircraft, as well as a range of agricultural and industrial goods.

Early Signs that Trade is Coming Back


Large new-crop sales are a good sign for the next marketing year.

New-Crop Sales to China: How Do they Actually Measure Up?


However, how do new-crop sales compare to previous years? To find out, we compare new-crop sales (2020/21 marketing year) to the similar week from the last five years.

USMCA Takes Effect: Welcome News for Struggling Farmers


The launch of the USMCA brings optimism to the country’s farmers and ranchers at a time they need it the most

USMCA Countries Working on Implementation


The U.S., Mexico and Canada are working towards implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, now that all countries have approved the deal, however, the current coronavirus outbreak could delay implementation if it continues to escalate.

AFBF President Duvall on Fox Business: Farmers Need Free Trade


AFBF President Zippy Duvall recently appeared on Fox News Business to discuss farm bankruptcies and the potential opportunities of the China Phase 1 trade agreement.

USDA and USTR Announce Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement


The landmark U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement was entered into force on February 14, 2020.

Utah Farm Bureau Participates in Trade Meeting With U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer


U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer spoke at the Orrin Hatch Foundation symposium on international trade with industry leaders from Utah, including Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson

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.