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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.

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

What to Expect for the 2023 Farm Bill

The 2023 Farm Bill comes at a time when farmers are facing inflated input costs, supply bottlenecks and shortages, and an increasing number of severe weather events. The historic trend of zero-base budgeting in past Farm Bills suggests that the allo

Second Quarter Report Highlights: The 2022 U.S. Agricultural Trade Outlook 

Despite economic volatility, the 2022 agricultural trade outlook continues to rise due to strong prices and demand.   The USDA’s second quarter trade forecast for 2022 indicates a positive global trade position for U.S. agriculture, with a pr

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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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