Global Trade

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Soybeans, corn, beef, dairy, cotton and tree nuts were the top commodities exported by the U.S. in 2022 and represented more than half of U.S. agricultural export value.

2022 Was Another Record Year for U.S. Farm Exports

March 2, 2023
According to USDA, U.S. agricultural exports in 2022 increased 11%, or $19.5 billion, from the previous record set in 2021.

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Free Livestream Planned for USDA’s 2023 Agricultural Outlook Forum

October 27, 2022
More than 100 government, industry and academic leaders will share insights on commodity and food price outlooks, U.S. and global agricultural trade developments, supply chain disruptions, and innovations to mitigate impacts of climate change.

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The Storm in World Fertilizer Markets Continues

September 29, 2022
An update on 2022 fertilizer prices following the substantial hikes in 2021 due to high demand, drought, high fossil energy prices, supply-chain disruptions and trade policies.

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Participants gather at the Greens Plains Inc. headquarters in Omaha on Aug. 26 for a trade issues conference cosponsored by the Yeutter Institute. (Photo by Jacy Thoman, Yeutter Institute)

Conference Explains Key Connections Between Agriculture, International Trade

September 29, 2022
A recent ag-focused conference in Omaha featured presentations by UNL faculty that explained the fundamentals of international trade.

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Trade School Workshop in Omaha Aug. 26

August 11, 2022
Topics of the workshop will include an overview of how trade policy was established, the impact of agricultural imports, how trade policy and market development work together to drive grain sales, and more.

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Turmoil in Commodity Markets

April 21, 2022
This Center for Agricultural Profitability webinar explores the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia and outlook with regard to wheat prices, food security and global trade.

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Public Invited to International Trade Conference on Oct. 10

September 12, 2019
“What’s on the Horizon for International Trade?”, a hot topic in today's agriculture, will be the focus of an Oct. 10 conference in Lincoln. It is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.

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Yeutter Institute to Co-Host Symposium on Agricultural Trade

May 22, 2019
“Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Trade: Prospects, Policies and Perspectives” is the focus of a symposium June 4 at the Graduate Hotel, 141 N. Ninth St. in Lincoln. Luke Chandler of Deere and Company is the keynote.

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