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U.S. reaches deal with Mexico and Canada:
- AFBF statement
- AFBF talking points
- IFB statement
- IFB talking points
- USTR USMCA fact sheet

Trade advocates plan to keep the pressure on, Published Dec. 5, 2018

Former AFBF lobbyist encourages farmers to stay focused on trade, Published Nov. 22, 2018

Trade tensions likely to spill into 2019, Published Nov. 8, 2018

U.S. to begin trade talks with Japan, EU, UK, Published Oct. 18, 2018

Ratification of new trade deal far from assured, Published Oct. 2, 2018

New tri-lateral agreement to replace NAFTA, Published Oct. 1, 2018

U.S., Japan to enter trade talks, Published Oct. 1, 2018

New U.S.-Korea trade deal signed, Published Sept. 25, 201

China committed to avoiding U.S. soybeans; prices continue to deteriorate, Published Sept. 19, 2018

Farm Bureau Details Trade, Tariff Impacts on Agriculture
American Farm Bureau Federation, Published Sept. 17, 2018

USDA explains its trade aid payments, Published Sept. 14, 2018

Tariff turmoil in times of abundance, Published Sept. 14, 2018

AFBF’s statement on trade to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s hearing on agricultural trade
American Farm Bureau Federation, Published Sept. 13, 2018

Bustos bill would help open markets, Published Sept. 10, 2018

Guebert reiterates trade concerns during White House meeting, Published Sept. 10, 2018 

Where will it all go?, Published Sept. 1, 2018

IFB events highlight importance of trade, Published: Aug. 31, 2018

Dispatches from the Trade Wars
Farmdoc Daily, Published on: Aug. 29, 2018

Mexico deal a good first step, say ag leaders, Published on: Aug. 28, 2018

The Tariff Conflict and Change in Value of Production of U.S. Field Crops
Farmdoc Daily, Published on Aug. 16, 2018

Farmers prepare for another big crop; demand key to prices, Published on Aug. 6, 2018

Policy analyst: Trade troubles trace back to Trump's third day in office, Published on Aug. 3, 2018

Trade, tariffs subject of Canadian consul visit, Published on Aug. 3, 2018

Trade issues take bite out of meat prices, Published on Aug. 2, 2018

FAS chief encourages patience on trade, Published on Aug. 2, 2018

U of I ag economist: 'No winner' in ongoing trade war, Published on Aug. 1, 2018

Trade Timeline and Corn and Soybean Prices
Farmdoc Daily, Published on July 31, 2018