trade

The Democratically-controlled House announced a deal to move USMCA forward and hope to vote next week in the House. Finally. The updated trade deal, struck last year with Canada and Mexico, has been sitting in the House with farm-state representatives ...

Less than two weeks before the December 15th deadline of additional import taxes on Chinese made products, President Trump said he didn’t have a deadline to get a trade deal done with China. “In some ways, I think it’s better ...

Recently, a report was published demonstrating the skewed payments in the MFP roll out. It turns out payments are disproportionately going to Southern states. It is important to ask why? North Dakota farmers deserve answers. Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear those ...

KFGO host Tyler Axness visits with North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne about his efforts to accelerate Market Facilitation Payments to farmers amid tough times. You can listen to the interview below and read the following from News and ...

Last year, Kevin Cramer questioned the “pain threshold” of family farmers who are feeling the negative impacts of the ongoing trade war with China. He then accused those raising the concerns – including farmers themselves – of creating a “hysteria” ...

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that North Dakotans aren’t feeling optimistic about the state of the economy. The current leadership in Washington has put North Dakota communities on the back burner, and President Trump’s failed economic policies hurt the ...

The annual Policy Summit hosted by the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce is taking place in Bismarck. Business and community leaders gather each year to discuss public policy issues in the state. One of today’s panel focuses was on ...

The eyes of the nation have focused on our farmers and agriculture economy. Many of us in the Midwest wish the focus wasn’t due to the dire situation many farmers are finding themselves in. Weather. Trade. Prices. Waivers. All taking ...

Following the Friday morning news that China would impose additional tariffs on American imports, President Trump took to Twitter frustrated. In a tweet, Trump “ordered” private companies to change how they do business. The tweet, in addition to the tariff ...

Tensions between the United States and China have increased yet again as the trade war continues. Recently, President Trump announced a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods. American businesses and consumers will be paying the import tax. In ...