MINNEAPOLIS—On September 22, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) made the broad determination to protect the public interest and the integrity of United States elections by prohibiting KalshiEX, LLC’s self-certified event contract based on the political party control of each chamber of the U.S. Congress.
MINNEAPOLIS/Washington, D.C.—Today, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office escalated its complaint against Mexico’s ban on genetically modified (GM) corn, asserting it as a potential violation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). USTR filed a request for the formation of a dispute resolution panel under the USCMA framework.
MINNEAPOLIS—The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is pleased to announce the launch of an ambitious three-year project that will advance urgently needed changes to the global trading system to meet the mounting challenges in global food distribution.
MINNEAPOLIS—A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) sheds light on how one U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation program, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), allocates funds and highlights the disproportionate level of funding received by industrial agriculture practices.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, a new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s Timothy A. Wise documents how the United States’ practice of agricultural dumping of cheap exports into Mexico has hampered the Mexican government’s efforts to improve food self-sufficiency.
MINNEAPOLIS/LONDON—Today, more than 25 Agriculture Ministers and high-level representatives from around the world are gathered in Chile to discuss how they can contribute to the implementation of the Global Methane Pledge. As agriculture is the world’s largest source of anthropogenic methane, it is positive to see ministers engage on the issue.

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