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Ag Legislation and Trade

Stay informed on the evolving landscape of American farm policy and the global trade climate for U.S. agriculture.

U.S. Agricultural Trade at a Glance

As one of the largest agricultural exporters in the world, American agriculture is an essential provider of sustenance for families around the world.

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Agricultural Trade News

American farmers and ranchers play an integral role in providing food, fiber, and fuel—not just for our nation, but for the world. Learn more about the state of global trade for U.S. agriculture.

2023 Farm Outlook: Top Risk Management Opportunities for Farmers 

The future outlook for farmers highlights the importance of risk management and working capital.  It doesn’t take an expert to realize that we are in challenging economic times. The good news is high commodity prices and strong global demand h

Third Quarter Outlook for U.S. Ag Trade in 2022 

Read highlights from the USDA trade outlook report to learn more about the state of U.S. agricultural trade in 2022.   The USDA released its quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade report in August, with updated forecasts for U.S. ag trad

What Farmers Should Know About the Ocean Shipping Reform Act 

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act was signed into law on June 16, 2022, in an effort to address shipping bottlenecks for U.S. exports.  Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. agriculture industry has faced shipping bottlenecks and increa

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Regulatory Reform

Take a nonpartisan look at updates to key ag regulation reforms impacting farmers and ranchers, from land conservation to water quality.

Three Ways Immigration Reform Could Help U.S. Farmers

Farmers are discovering innovative ways to adapt to a widespread farmworker shortage Learn more about the shortage of farmworkers in the U.S., immigration legislation, and how farmers can respond.

EPA Chloropyrifos Ban: The Good and Bad

What does the ‘zero tolerance’ ruling for chlorpyrifos insecticide residual mean for food crop production? Learn the potential farmer impacts of this regulatory update.

 

Redefining WOTUS: What Farmers Should Know

WOTUS regulation reform is an uncertainty farmers know all too well. Read what industry groups and lawmakers think about upcoming changes.

 

The U.S. Agricultural Economy in 2022

AgAmerica's Chief Economist Dr. John Penson shares what seven major factors are influencing the financial outlook for American farmers and ranchers along with a comprehensive analysis of key commodities across the American farm sector.

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