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New trade agreement to help Virginia farmers

New trade agreement to help Virginia farmers
On Nov. 30 the revision of a 24-year-old pact between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, or USMCA, was agreed upon by the three countries.



Port is major player in moving farm and forestry products into the world

Port is major player in moving farm and forestry products into the world

The Port of Virginia helps move billions of dollars worth of agriculture and forestry products around the globe each year.




September 20, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




September 13, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




September 28, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




New trade treaty seen as friendly to Va. farmers

New trade treaty seen as friendly to Va. farmers
There are plenty of positive improvements for Virginia farmers in the new North American Free Trade Agreement announced Oct. 2.



Mexican trade tariffs hurting Va. dairymen’s bottom line

Mexican trade tariffs hurting Va. dairymen’s bottom line
Every $1 of U.S. dairy products exported to Mexico generates $2.50 of economic activity in the U.S., according to the U.S. Dairy Export Council.



August 23, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




August 31, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




Farmers to begin receiving relief from trade war

Farmers to begin receiving relief from trade war
Farmers soon will receive some temporary relief from the financial effects of the recent trade war.



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