Whether or not NAFTA gets reworked or stays the same, it’s evident that any trade agreement involving two of our three largest trading partners—Mexico and Canada—is critically important to the near and distant future of the U.S. dairy industry.
Tom Sleight, president and CEO of the U.S. Grains Council, remains hopeful for opportunities to tweak the North American Free Trade Agreement and expand markets for U.S. grain products once the Trump administration gets its full trade team in place. Read moreRead More »
Officials have forced natural gas-powered fertilizer plants to shut in areas like Sichuan and Yunnan to conserve the fuel for home-heating in the north, where demand is outpacing supply. That’s boosting prices of nitrogen-rich urea, which is spread on fields to boost soil productivity, after output was already cut by[…]Read More »