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President Trump said he was under little pressure to get a trade deal done with China at the G20 Summit. Following his meeting with President Xi, Trump tweeted he is “in no hurry.” Meanwhile, national farm debt is expected to ...

Late Thursday night, President Trump tweeted his administration would be taking steps to impose tariffs on Mexico. The move, reportedly “hurried out the door” by White House aides creates a lot of questions on what comes next. For example, how ...

The Trump administration rolled out a second round of farm subsidy to help farmers hurt by the trade war with China. The additional $16 billion subsidy brings the total aid from American taxpayers to $28 billion for agriculture. With the ...

More people are beginning to wonder if the Trump administration has a plan when it comes to the trade dispute with China. It seems a series of tweets riddled with misleading claims and outright lies has only increased the uncertainty ...

Signals were sent the morning of May 10th the Trump administration is looking to pursue more federal action to offset the negative impacts of their ongoing trade war. The President took to Twitter to talk about there being “no need ...

We are four days beyond the expiration to the Farm Bill. Rather than working to resolve the dispute between the House and Senate and provide certainty to family farmers facing low commodity prices, members of the House are out campaigning ...

It has been a busy week in terms of tariffs, bailouts, and the politics around agriculture in North Dakota. The escalating trade war and its impacts have been felt by farmers. Those who attempted to downplay impacts as “hysteria” and ...

Election year politics has been injected into our nation’s agriculture policy and members of the House of Representatives are to blame. First, Congress failed to pass the Farm Bill because ideological positions were inserted into the historically non-controversial bill. A ...

June 27th was a consequential day when it comes to North Dakota politics and the U.S. Senate race in particular. Farm rallies, Supreme Court retirements, and ultimately a Presidential campaign speech. Will it be a date people point back to ...

Over the past few weeks, we have seen the Trump administration’s trade war go from threats on social media and in speeches to actual government policy. The effects of the trade war are already being felt in North Dakota, through ...