As the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks continue, Japan is taking a giant step backward. NPPC's Nick Giordano shares the mic with Sen. Charles Grassley and other ag industry spokesmen to get the word out.
Feeling High and Dry? In many parts of the US, water is taken for granted. But there are concerns about the future "easy access" to water. In the last few years the concerns about water for agriculture have gained national prominence, mainly through the news about fires and lack of hay for cattle. This AgChat conversation shares some thoughts on what farmers and ranchers are doing to take on the challenges the lack of water brings.
From the National Pork Industry Forum, NPPC's Vice President and Counsel, International Affairs, Nick Giordano is sounding the alarm on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations. Japan is trying to maintain tariffs on agricultural products from the U.S. and they may get their way... unless you contact and tell your congressman why this is a bad idea.
IL producer Chad Leman (yes, the name should sound familiar) recently sat on a panel at Bayer's Ag Issues Forum in San Antonio to discuss "How Today's Farmer CEOs are Reshaping Modern Agriculture". He spoke with Truffle Media's John Blue shortly after.
Do You Know Your Ps? Dr. Pete Lasley, Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC, covers basic information on PRRS and PEDV to help farm management and staff better manage their herds. Dr. Lasley also provides a timely update on PEDV in North America.
Visiting Commodity Classic in San Antonio on the way to AASV in Dallas (it's a long layover) and listened to DTN's Senior Commodity Analyst Darin Newsom share with producers how his view of ag markets and the international grain trade have shifted over the past year.