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Dr. Ian Sheldon discusses whether tariff relief for farmers will be enough to help them weather the trade storm.
Ben Brown, manager of Ohio State's Ohio Farm Management Program and expert on the continuing trade war, has followed the trade war very closely because of his work with Ohio’s farmers. He says consumers may eventually have to pay the price.
Those commodities were highly dependent on Chinese markets, meaning the tariffs hit farmers in the Midwest hard, said Ian Sheldon, an agricultural economist at Ohio State University.
Ethanol production on the rise over the past few weeks.
It’s been just over a year since China imposed tariffs on an array of American imports, from cars to crops, in response to U.S. duties on aluminum and steel. To buoy farmers threatened by the added fees, the U.S. Department of Agriculture created a program to pay producers based on their output.
Economists from the Ohio State University looked at the trends in Chapter 12 filings each year, evaluating whether the recent downturn in commodity prices is impacting the number of bankruptcies agriculture is seeing.
On March 1, 2018, President Donald Trump announced he was using existing authorities to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, the first in a series of actions on trade taken by the Trump Administration that included a significant conflict with China.
With an approved PhD thesis, one can call himself a researcher and in some places even a doctor. At the IT University of Copenhagen, several hundred every year search for the PhD school, and only 12-15 are admitted. Anne Kathrine Pihl Vadgaard entered the first attempt. But of course it was just luck. Dr. Anna Parkman explains Imposter Syndrome.
On Thursday, three guest speakers presented information, including Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University; Jonathan Coppess, a native of western Ohio, who is director of the Gardner Agricultural Policy Program, director at Bock Agricultural Law and Policy Program and clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois; and Patrick Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute and a How
Versailles High School played host to the 2019 Tri-State Farm Bill Summit on Thursday, hosted by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the University of Kentucky Agricultural Economics, Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture, and Farm Credit Mid-America.