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Richard Morrison

Richard Morrison is based out of the Informa Economics Washington, D.C. office, where he contributes to IEG Policy and other Informa Economics products and client services. He maintains a keen interest in the intersection of politics and economics, a passion of his since before college.

Since joining Informa, Richard has written extensively on the effect that government policy and market dynamics have on the agriculture and food sectors – in the US and globally. Being a Millennial, Richard leads the Washington news team in monitoring and developing items for social media.

He is a native of rural central Virginia and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from George Mason University.

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NAFTA discussions continue, little movement seen

Little major process was seen during "intersessional" talks between the US, Canada and Mexico on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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Farmdoc Daily: Declining cost of production and farm policy

Following are highlights of an item released by Farmdoc Daily about the declining cost of production and farm policy, authored by Carl Zulauf, Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess and Gary Schnitkey:

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AGgregator: December 15, 2017

Highlights and links to key media articles related to the business of agriculture.

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USDA to withdraw organic livestock, poultry rule

The Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) rule that would add new animal welfare restrictions under USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) will be withdrawn, according to a notice from USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) scheduled for publication in the Federal Register next week.

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USDA Radio Newsline: December 14, 2017

USDA radio items on the global wheat market, Canada's wheat crop, use of corn for ethanol, food safety and inspection, the 2017 ag census and retail food prices.

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WTO Ministerial recap: Few outcomes, much disagreement

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, Argentina concluded yesterday (December 13) with no major outcomes secured. However, members did agree to continue work toward an agreement on fisheries subsidies, with a goal of securing a deal by the end of 2019.
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