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Recent Promising Economic Developments

Despite the uncertainty caused by the ongoing trade war with China, here are two important economic developments that benefit soy growers and farmers. U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and WSMB and ASA Reaction On October 1, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the creation of a ‘New NAFTA’, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The 25-year […]

Please Help with Waterhemp Seed Collection Survey

Please help UW Extension Weed Scientist Dr. Rodrigo Werle by completing a survey and submitting seed samples that are vital to understanding and limiting aggressive waterhemp. Here’s is Dr. Werle’s request that gives you the complete details of what he needs from you: Please Collect and Submit Samples of Waterhemp in Your Fields “According to […]

WSMB Urges Members Concerned with China Tariffs to Speak Up NOW.

With the declaration of tariffs on China by President Donald J. Trump, and China’s quick retaliation with a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans, the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) urges concerned members to speak with their elected representatives NOW. For decades, Wisconsin farmers have believed in free trade and that access to markets, wherever […]