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Global Stewards of the Earth

Heirs’ property rights; ERS move to Kansas; cut-backs in buy-outs; ethanol waivers, raging fires in Brazil;  new US-Sino tariffs—not a good week for agriculture, global stewards of the earth.  The …

Effects of COVID19

As if trade wars and now protectionist trade agreements weren’t bad enough for agriculture, COVID19 is on a tear into global supply chains and MFP should be called CIF – …

Phase I of the Trade Agreement

So much for the price boost with Phase I of the trade agreement.  Okay, 2019-nCoV has clobbered expectations.  But maybe there’s a realization that closing the door for too long …

See Reuters on Ag to China

“The devil is in the details!”  See Reuters story on China’s purchase commitments of US ag products:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture/chinas-market-condition-caveat-on-u-s-ag-purchases-adds-to-trade-deal-doubts-idUSKBN1ZE2QE