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international trade

2019 Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference

Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
DoubleTree Hotel
Plans for the 2019 Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference, sponsored by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, are being finalized, with expert speakers scheduled to share their thoughts about the current state of economic affairs and provide...

Market Facilitation Program Available to Assist Producers Due to Trade Disputes

Image of a cargo ship in Port of New Orleans by the United Soybean Board
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) established the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) under Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act. This section authorizes CCC to assist in the disposition of surplus commodities and to increase the domestic...

Check Out Recent Webinar on International Trade

Image of a cargo ship in Port of New Orleans by the United Soybean Board
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics hosted a webinar on international trade issues in agriculture. The webinar featured Dr. Luis Ribera , Associate Professor and Extension Economist, Texas A&M University. Dr. Ribera discussed current issues with international trade in...

Timely Issues In Mid-Atlantic Agriculture: Agricultural Trade

Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
With international trade issues currently in the news, agricultural producers understandably have questions about how changes in U.S. trade policy could impact U.S. agriculture. Those involved with agriculture in and around Maryland should register now for the Department of Agricultural and...
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