China responded Tuesday to President Donald Trump's latest tariffs with a new round of 5% to 10% tariffs on U.S. products. A coalition of organizations critical of the tariffs criticized the latest move Monday by the president to impose $200 billion more in tariffs against China.
While it's too early to make specific damage calculations, Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina with nearly all of the state's cotton and half of its tobacco in the fields. As of now, it's hard to navigate the state because of the volume of flooded roads and bridges.
USDA reported on Wednesday that U.S. ethanol exports totaled 104.4 million gallons in July, down 12% from a year ago. However, in the first seven months of 2018, U.S. ethanol exports were up 27% from a year ago.