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With President Donald Trump’s signature earlier today, the 2018 omnibus spending bill—and the several provisions that benefit farmers, ranchers and rural communities it includes—became law.
Author: AFBA
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:51 pm
On March 23, 2018, the Section 232 global steel tariff of 25 percent, along with a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, came into effect. The tariffs apply to imports of all steel and aluminum products unless the product or country of origin are specifically excluded. Some important trading partners were excluded, yet many remain. U.S. agriculture remains on high alert, and following recent Chinese announcements on tariffs impacting a number of agricultural commodities, were left wondering not if, but when additional U.S. agricultural exports could be targeted.
Author: AFBA
Posted: March 23, 2018, 8:43 pm
The following statement on possible trade retaliation by China against U.S. farm exports may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:
Author: AFBA
Posted: March 23, 2018, 7:27 pm

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Most people don't get the chance to see the inside of a barn and are left to wonder about the conditions inside. Open houses allow farmers to show how they keep their animals comfortable.
Posted: March 23, 2018, 1:02 am
Fast-track legislation would allow the president to negotiate trade deals without congressional approval.
Posted: March 23, 2018, 12:58 am
IFB local foods manager talks about different types of markets and why some feature products that others don't.
Posted: March 23, 2018, 12:55 am



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