Mapleton News

08/23/2018 12:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Scout: SW Iowa Crop Looks - Better Than From The Road' 

Scouts along the Western Leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour are 'on the homestretch' as they make their way to Rochester, Minnesota. However, Southwest Iowa answered some one question for scouts on tour: Will a crop produce in the drought-stricken areas of Iowa? She talks with Roger Cerven, a farmer from Stanton, Iowa; Brad Nelson, a scout and farmer from Albert Lea, Minnesota; Ted Landsteiner, a scout and farmer from Mapleton, Minnesota and Ted Seifried, a market analyst with Zaner Ag Hedge.

08/07/2018 09:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
U.S. to slap 25 percent tariff on $16 billion in Chinese imports Source: Cox Media Group 

The Trump Administration on Tuesday took another step forward in a growing trade battle with China, relasing a final list of almost $16 billion in imports which will be hit with 25 percent import tariffs, carrying out President Donald Trump's pledge to confront China over unfair trade practices, as the President has threatened such tariffs on over $200 billion in Chinese products. "Customs and Border Protection will begin to collect the additional duties on the Chinese imports on August 23," the office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced.