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Local soybean and corn farmers are worried a threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on specific US exports could have a detrimental impact.
China’s plan to levy a 25 percent tariff on imports of U.S. soybeans may come as something of a surprise to most Americans. But to a professor of agricultural economics who studies international commodity markets for a living, this was not at all unexpected.
Across the nation those involved in agriculture are expressing frustration (to put it mildly, in some cases) about the escalation of a trade dispute that has resulted in China’s announcement of a proposed 25% tariff on imported U.S. soybeans.
The $50 billion in tariffs already announced by the U.S. and China could have a big impact on Ohio farmers.
China has punched back at the Trump administration and the tariffs imposed on the country, enacting tariffs of its own on a wide range of ...
Agriculture is connected to one out of eight jobs in Ohio. It's not just family farmers that should be worrying about a pending trade war.
Ohio farmers and soybean producers should be very worried about the possible trade war with China, in addition to the ongoing concerns about trade with the NAFTA renegotiations, according to Dr. Ian Sheldon, Ohio State Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy.
Dr. Brian Roe wants you to bring your phone to dinner. The Van Buren Professor of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics has teamed up with one of his doctoral candidates to create a new smartphone app that will use photographs to monitor and measure food wasted in each step of the consumption process. The need for research like this is urgent and timely. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), food waste in the United States is estimated at between 30 and 40% of the food sup
Agricultural decision makers would miss an opportunity if the 2018 Farm Bill doesn’t continue support for local and organic foods, according to Amalie Lipstreu. She adds that interest in local food systems and organics has grown exponentially since the 2014 Farm Bill.
"This would be particularly important for Ohio because Ohio exports and China is pretty much Ohio’s number one export market for all of its agricultural products." Ian Sheldon, Agricultural economist at Ohio State University.