The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has welcomed the announcement yesterday by US President, Joe Biden, of his intent to nominate Doug McKalip as chief ag negotiator in the US Trade Representative.
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) US$200K for 2021 through the Market Access Program (MAP) to support increasing access to US feed products abroad....
US dairy producers are facing several challenges as the industry shifts production regions and consolidates, but steadying feed prices, trade deals and an upturn in milk prices could bring a better year.
Following up on Wednesday’s trade agreement progress with China, the US Senate approved the revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico (USMCA) on Thursday [January 16]. The development was welcomed the US feed sector.
The US Grains Council (USCG) is focusing on supporting trade in current markets and expanding into others over the coming 12 months. The US soy sector, among other priorities, is looking to address infrastructure challenges.
Helping the feed and grain industry prepare for the future, looking at regulatory hurdles, and expanding trade opportunities are some of the goals of the new head of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).
This year has seen a high level of volatility in agricultural commodities – exacerbated by trade wars, African swine fever (ASF), currency moves, record fund positions, and some erratic weather seen across the globe, noted Rabobank in its just released...
The Global Commodity Technology Association (CGTA) is launching with a focus on supporting and improving digitization and modernization in the global agricultural commodity industry, says managing director.
An international team of experts, drawn from founding members of the ICCF, is seeking industry feedback on a draft guidance document on a study on homogeneity testing in support of a safety evaluation of feed ingredients.
Certain US feed and agricultural products are likely to be excluded from punitive Chinese tariffs, as the US and China move to ease trade war tensions. Over the last week, both Washington and Beijing offered gestures of good will.
It has been US feed group and agricultural good producers – not the importing country or its consumers – that have paid most of the cost of the retaliatory tariffs arising out of US disputes with trading partners, say CoBank analysts.
The American and European feed industries, represented by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC), announced a renewal of their long-term alliance yesterday [June 6].
As the US trade negotiations continue, an element that needs to be evaluated when examining the potential for improving access with trading partners like China or the EU is what additional market access could mean for feed players, said David Widmar,...
US feed organizations welcome the US’s agriculture-inclusive talking points for upcoming US-EU negotiations, but are concerned the EU would seem to be insisting that topic is kept out of any trade deal talks.