While in Japan Trump comments on China May 27, 2019 President says U.S. ‘not ready’ to make a trade deal with the Asian giant. What is President Trump’s next move? May 24, 2019 A closer look at the “disruptor-in-chief’s” tactics as the 2020 presidential campaign begins. When will USMCA be ratified? May 24, 2019 NAFTA’s replacement trade agreement with Canada and Mexico remains shelved – for now. 7 ag stories you might have missed this week - May 24, 2019 May 24, 2019 More trade aid coming to farmers, Senate holds climate change hearing and slow planting season continues. Criticism rolls in on Trump trade aid package May 23, 2019 Lack of long-term strategy in agricultural trade war has many stakeholders concerned. USDA trade aid offers $16b in assistance May 23, 2019 Aid avoids skewing planting decisions with direct payments at county, not commodity, level, plus $1.4 billion for domestic food aid and $100 million for market development. A reason to plant beans? May 23, 2019 Updated: USDA releases details of trade aid package. Opportunities exist for ag in climate change discussion May 21, 2019 Senate Agriculture Committee hearing features positive role farmers can play in mitigating climate variability. U.S. will lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico May 17, 2019 In exchange, Canada will scrap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. Trump courts Japan May 17, 2019 President Trump talks up quick deal with Japan; Japanese leaders in no rush.