Executive Vice President of the Florida, Texas and Hawaii Sugarcane Growers Ryan Weston sat down with The Washington Examiner to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill: “Farmers are facing a 50% decline in income over the past 4 years with farm income at a 12-year low. When you are trying to do long-term business planning, you need that continuity.”
ASA’s Phillip Hayes shares what U.S. sugar farmers are looking for in the upcoming Farm Bill, from fair and open trade to mitigating risk and fighting foreign subsidies.
Opponents of American agriculture are making misleading attacks on the no-cost program in their quest to outsource U.S. sugar production to subsidized foreign industries. The final installment of ASA’s “Sugar Shorts” video series explains how sugar policy works.
The third installment of ASA’s “Sugar Shorts” video series explains the difference between subsidies in foreign nations and no-cost U.S. sugar policy.
How has the price of sugar remained so low for so long? The second video in the “Sugar Shorts” series explores the answer.
The first video in ASA’s “Sugar Shorts” series examines how sugar is made.
Last year ended on a sour note for a sweet domestic industry.
American sugar policy is a great deal for taxpayers.
Two studies touting the importance of U.S. sugar policy took center stage when the American Sugar Alliance released a new video about studies by professors at Texas A&M University and the University of Maryland.
Luther Markwart, Executive Vice President of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, counters some common misperceptions about US sugar policy.
Earlier this month, a national farming television program called the U.S. Farm Report ran a segment that used decades-old talking points about U.S. sugar policy to completely mischaracterize U.S. producers’ stance on trade.
Returns have been low for the better part of three decades for sugar industries on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, but the two countries have dealt with the challenge far differently.