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January 29, 2020
Governor, SD lawmakers praise signing of USMCA
Gov. Kristi Noem and South Dakota's U.S. lawmakers praised the signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Wednesday at the White...
January 29, 2020 - 2:05pm
North Dakota delegation rejoices after Trump signs North American trade deal
BISMARCK — The three members of North Dakota's congressional delegation expressed gratitude to President Donald Trump after he signed the U.S-Mexico-Canada...
January 29, 2020 - 1:28pm
Trump signs USMCA deal, revamping North American trade rules
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a revamped trade agreement with Canada and Mexico into law on Wednesday, Jan. 29, achieving his pledge to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement even as he contends with the Senate impeachment trial. The revised treaty, called the...
January 29, 2020 - 11:21am
January 16, 2020
Hoeven, Cramer pleased after Senate approves Mexico-Canada trade deal
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, both R-North Dakota, expressed support for a proposed North American trade agreement...
January 16, 2020 - 3:18pm
January 1, 2020
Canadian consul: USMCA is 'better' ag for all
MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement should have a positive effect for farmers and other businesses on both sides of the border,...
January 1, 2020 - 7:00am
December 19, 2019
House passes trade deal; Senate vote may wait until after impeachment trial
WASHINGTON — As expected, Minnesota and Dakota members of the U.S. House of Representatives all voted in favor of the historic U.S.-Mexico-Canada...
December 19, 2019 - 5:12pm
December 16, 2019
Trump's trade team puts USMCA back on track after Mexican official says he is 'very satisfied'
WASHINGTON - The United States and Mexico on Monday, Dec. 16, resolved a last-minute dispute over labor rights that briefly threatened to derail...
December 16, 2019 - 3:02pm
December 15, 2019
New North America trade deal hits snag as Mexico objects to U.S. labor inspectors
MEXICO CITY - A top Mexican trade negotiator flew to Washington for urgent talks Sunday as a hitch emerged in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement,...
December 15, 2019 - 1:26pm
December 10, 2019
Here's what people are saying about the deal to advance the USMCA
ST. PAUL — U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday, Dec. 10, announced they'd struck a deal with the White House to accept a new iteration of the North...
December 10, 2019 - 2:47pm
October 11, 2019
'Waiting is not in the interest of the American economy': Business leaders echo Trump's push for USMCA
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made a push for their new North American trade deal, urging Minnesotans to...
October 11, 2019 - 1:28pm
September 18, 2019
South Dakota's Rep. Johnson to Congress: Time to pass the USMCA
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's Republican U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson says it's time for Congress to pass a trade deal with Mexico and Canada. On...
September 18, 2019 - 4:40pm
August 6, 2019
Motorcade for Trade stops at Farmfest to stump for USMCA
MORGAN, Minn. — A group advocating to pass a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement made a stop this week at Farmfest. Members...
August 6, 2019 - 4:37pm
June 19, 2019
Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA North American trade deal
MEXICO CITY - Mexico on Wednesday became the first country to ratify the new North American free-trade agreement after its Senate voted overwhelmingly...
June 19, 2019 - 10:17pm
November 5, 2018
Study: Net loss to US ag from USMCA
Though the new United State-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, will increase U.S. dairy and poultry exports to Canada, the gain may be more than offset by retaliatory tariffs, a new study shows. The projected $450 million gain in dairy and poultry exports will be accompanied by retaliatory...
November 5, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
New trade agreement OK for dry beans, barley, officials say
Barley and dry edible beans don't get as much attention as wheat and soybeans. But barley and dry beans are important in the Upper Midwest —...
October 22, 2018 - 7:08am