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  • Global beef trends: Spotlight is on China
    Posted by Meghan Grebner on May 25, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    An ag economist says on average, growth in beef consumption rates around the world have been lackluster. But, Purdue University’s David Widmar says the story is quite different for China.  “China’s beef consumption has increased at about an 8 percent annual increase,” he says.  “China right now is the third largest consumer globally of beef.  If that trend were to continue in the future – we could expect beef consumption in China to double in less than 10 years.” He tells Brownfield that increase would make China the number one consumer of beef in the world. Continue reading Global beef trends: Spotlight is on China at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Lighthizer on bilateral trade deals for ag
    Posted by Julie Harker on May 25, 2017 at 9:16 pm

    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he’s in meetings with Japan and other countries about the formation of bilateral trade deals and says President Trump is fully supportive of that.  Lighthizer met with House Ag Committee leaders and the U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue Wednesday about expanding U.S. Ag trade in the world. In a roundtable discussion, House Ag Committee chairman Mike Conaway said the U.S. has to start separate agreements with the Trans Pacific Partnership countries, since the U.S. Continue reading Lighthizer on bilateral trade deals for ag at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Soybeans, corn down in pretty quiet trade
    Posted by John Perkins on May 25, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Soybeans were lower on commercial and technical selling. The trade has concerns about the impact of the recent wet weather in many areas and while it is still relatively early, crop insurance dates are approaching. Overall, it was a pretty quiet session with a lack of buying interest as much of a factor as any bearish news. Weekly export numbers were neutral to a little bullish, with slowing sales and a good week for shipments. Continue reading Soybeans, corn down in pretty quiet trade at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Ohio farm groups want Great Lakes funding
    Posted by Nicole Heslip on May 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Ohio farm groups are calling for support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the 2018 federal budget. Brad Reynolds with Ohio Corn and Wheat tells Brownfield they and the Ohio Soybean Association are concerned President Trump’s proposal to eliminate EPA funding of the initiate would be detrimental to conservation and water quality improvements made in the region.  “Thanks to science-based research and implementation of best practices, we believe we have taken important steps in addressing the water quality issues that are going on, but we know there’s more that needs to be done.  Continue reading Ohio farm groups want Great Lakes funding at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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