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February 20, 2020
Fargo-based agency receives $500,000 to help rural businesses find export markets
FARGO — When Superior Grain was trying to decide what international markets to pursue, they had at least 40 countries to consider. So they...
February 20, 2020 - 6:02pm
February 5, 2020
'Giant' soybean logjam may clog Brazil ports after wild weather
Brazil, the world's biggest soybean producer and exporter, is grappling with another spate of wild weather, leaving a vessel logjam at ports...
February 5, 2020 - 1:45pm
January 22, 2020
Wheat official: Marketing outlook improves
Vince Peterson knows as well as anyone that many, even most, U.S. wheat farmers are discouraged this winter, in part because of a multi-year...
January 22, 2020 - 7:00am
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 15, 2020
Trump signs deal with China, calls trade pact a 'momentous step'
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a trade deal with China, proclaiming it a landmark rebalancing of an economic relationship that had cost the United States millions of good-paying factory jobs. The deal reflected the president's distinctive reshaping of American...
January 15, 2020 - 8:47pm
Signing of Phase One Agreement good news for North Dakota, Minnesota soybean farmers
FARGO — President Donald Trump’s signing Wednesday, Jan. 15, of the Phase One trade agreement with China will benefit North Dakota soybean...
January 15, 2020 - 4:56pm
January 7, 2020
Outlook for livestock markets improved for 2020
The livestock industry was caught in a tug of war in 2019 due to big supplies, but strong demand or at least the hope for demand from China....
January 7, 2020 - 7:00am
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 30, 2019
Soybeans head for best month since 2016 on China demand optimism
The year is ending on a high note for American soybean farmers, with prices on pace for their best monthly performance since 2016.
December 30, 2019 - 12:51pm
Trade aid brought big help, but big farms benefited more than small ones
In 2019, the farm belt felt about as hospitable as the asteroid belt. Record rainfall turned fields to sludge and made it nigh-on impossible...
December 30, 2019 - 11:22am
December 27, 2019
Wheat could be surprise big winner of the U.S.-China trade deal
In the agriculture world, news of the partial U.S.-China trade deal has sparked a lot of buzz about soybeans. It turns out, wheat could actually...
December 27, 2019 - 8:06am
December 26, 2019
China's imports of U.S. soy surge to highest in about two years
China's imports of U.S. soybeans rose to the highest in 20 months in November after more American cargoes cleared customs ahead of the signing...
December 26, 2019 - 7:50am
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 12, 2019
White House, Chinese negotiators reach trade deal in principle that would dramatically scale back import tariffs
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday, Dec. 12, approved a proposed U.S.-China trade deal, raising hopes for a possible truce in...
December 12, 2019 - 4:28pm