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February 20, 2020
Sen. John Hoeven led a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, to discuss $500,000 appropriated to the U.S. Commercial Service to expand the Fargo-based RAISE program. (Trevor Peterson / Agweek)play button
Fargo-based agency receives $500,000 to help rural businesses find export markets
February 20, 2020 - 6:02pm
February 5, 2020
Freighters are loaded with containers at the Brasil Terminal Portuario (BTP) docks in Santos, Brazil, on Oct. 4, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Dado Galdieri.
'Giant' soybean logjam may clog Brazil ports after wild weather
February 5, 2020 - 1:45pm
January 22, 2020
Vince Peterson, president of U.S. Wheat Associates
Wheat official: Marketing outlook improves
January 22, 2020 - 7:00am
January 16, 2020
Sen. Kevin Cramer, left, and Sen. John Hoeven. Forum News Service file photo
Hoeven, Cramer pleased after Senate approves Mexico-Canada trade deal
January 16, 2020 - 3:18pm
January 15, 2020
Trump signs deal with China, calls trade pact a 'momentous step'
January 15, 2020 - 8:47pm
Federal Judge Peter Welte works to wind up soybean harvest on his Northwood, N.D., farm in early November. The U.S. Senate confirmed Welte as chief United States district judge of the United States District Court on July 30, 2019, six months after he was nominated by President Donald Trump. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Signing of Phase One Agreement good news for North Dakota, Minnesota soybean farmers
January 15, 2020 - 4:56pm
January 7, 2020
September cattle-on-feed numbers were smaller for the first time since December 2016. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Outlook for livestock markets improved for 2020
January 7, 2020 - 7:00am
January 1, 2020
Ariel Delouya, right, the Canadian consul in Minneapolis, and Steven Buchta, consul and trade commissioner covering agriculture, say the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade should be good for everybody. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Canadian consul: USMCA is 'better' ag for all
January 1, 2020 - 7:00am
December 30, 2019
Soybeans are unloaded from a semi truck at a farm in Wyanet, Ill., on Oct. 19, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Soybeans head for best month since 2016 on China demand optimism
December 30, 2019 - 12:51pm
Graphic by The Washington Post
Trade aid brought big help, but big farms benefited more than small ones
December 30, 2019 - 11:22am
December 27, 2019
Wheat sits ready for harvest in a field in Tribune, Kansas.  Bloomberg photo by Michael Ciaglo.
Wheat could be surprise big winner of the U.S.-China trade deal
December 27, 2019 - 8:06am
December 26, 2019
Soybeans are loaded into a truck at a grain elevator in Ohio, Illinois, on June 19, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
China's imports of U.S. soy surge to highest in about two years
December 26, 2019 - 7:50am
December 19, 2019
Ears of popcorn, harvested and dried in the sun, in Choteje, Mexico. Mexico imports a lot of corn from the U.S.  (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
House passes trade deal; Senate vote may wait until after impeachment trial
December 19, 2019 - 5:12pm
December 16, 2019
Trucks enter Laredo, Texas, after crossing from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Jan. 12, 2019. (Meredith Kohut/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump's trade team puts USMCA back on track after Mexican official says he is 'very satisfied'
December 16, 2019 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2019
President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, China's president, shake hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
White House, Chinese negotiators reach trade deal in principle that would dramatically scale back import tariffs
December 12, 2019 - 4:28pm