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Jan 30, 2019

On today’s episode: observations on the current state of U.S. agricultural trade, coming off a turbulent year of active trade negotiations and major trade disputes; agricultural news; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.

00:01:30 – U.S. Agricultural Trade Considerations:  K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu offers his observations on the current state of U.S. agricultural trade internationally, coming off a turbulent year of active trade negotiations and major trade disputes:  he talks about how the U.S. negotiating leverage has changed in recent years, and looks specifically at several pending trade issues, including uncertainties about the ratification of the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico.

00:13:00 – U.S. Agricultural Trade Considerations (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State agricultural economist Vincent Amanor-Boadu, and U.S. agricultural trade issues. He considers the chances for making inroads in the ongoing trade tariff battle with China, and what the future may hold for our global agricultural trade.

00:24:29 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:59 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.

 

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