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Exporters say trade agreement just the 'tip of the iceberg'
October 10, 2018 - 3:54pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Although North American leaders have announced they reached a new trade agreement to replace the North American Free Trade...
AgweekTV: Rosies Workwear designed for safety, style and women
October 6, 2018 - 8:30am
Company makes work clothes designed to fit women. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's...
ND auto dealers: Tariffs could pose 'significant challenge'
September 10, 2018 - 5:16pm
FARGO — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., briefed North Dakota auto dealers on federal efforts to resolve trade disputes during a meeting with...
Brewing trade battles complicate North Dakota exporters' business
April 12, 2018 - 2:10pm
GRAND FORKS—It was dusty on the Odra LLC manufacturing floor, but, given the mission of the place, that was kind of fitting. Odra, a U.S....
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
March 17, 2018 - 8:30am
Farmers have to put up with a lot of very loud noise in their work, and over the years it takes a toll on their hearing. Watch the full episode...
AgweekTV: Minnesota millennial farmer
February 10, 2018 - 9:42am
Zach Johnson, from the small town of Lowry, Minnesota, has connected with farmers from all over the world, thanks to his informative, and often...
Dilly dilly! How barley is turned into beer
January 13, 2018 - 8:30am
We'll take a look inside the Anheuser-Busch Malting Plant in Moorhead to see how local barley is made into malt, a key ingredient in Budweiser...
ND could be one of the most affected states if US withdraws from NAFTA
November 27, 2017 - 6:03am
FARGO — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a list of the states most likely to be negatively affected if the U.S. withdraws from the...
Unraveling NAFTA could hurt US, experts say
October 16, 2017 - 8:36am
President Donald Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement "the worst deal ever," but one thing might actually be worse: no deal...
Perdue meeting on agriculture a prelude to NAFTA renegotiation
June 20, 2017 - 9:07am
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue meets Tuesday, June 20, with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico for what he called candid talks on "irritants"...
Ag sector to keep close eye on NAFA renegotiations
May 18, 2017 - 4:06pm
WASHINGTON — Renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement is good in theory, but it's too soon to predict how U.S. farmers will...
Heitkamp stresses NAFTA renegotiation priorities to U.S. trade rep
May 16, 2017 - 7:10pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has written a letter asking new U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to keep the needs of...
Trump tells Canada, Mexico he’ll renegotiate -- not end -- NAFTA
April 27, 2017 - 8:51am
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty but will...
Minnesota loggers hoping new NAFTA deal can help sagging industry
February 3, 2017 - 10:57am
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Northern Minnesota loggers said Wednesday that the region’s harvest is down significantly, and with about month left in...
North Dakota businesses unhappy with Trump trade policy
January 26, 2017 - 1:22pm
CASSELTON, N.D. — As Bob Sinner watched, a machine with a series of conveyor belts automatically sorted soybeans by shape; the round ones rolled...