Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

BOOM — U.S. may soon become world’s top oil producer; no translation to pump soon

NEW YORK — U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest producer. Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to rise 7 percent this year to an average of 10.9 million […] [...]

Is Russia reneging on poultry pact?

by Wally Northway Published: September 19,2010

Tags: Al Franken, Ben Stone, Chicken, Jim Sumner, Mark Leggett, Russia, Thad Chochran

The brand new poultry trade agreement between the U.S. and Russia looked to be in some jeopardy earlier this month after U.S. officials alleged Russia was reneging on the deal. However, the issues appear to have been resolved and U.S.-raised chicken is on its way to Russia, the top U.S. and Mississippi poultry importer — […] [...]

Cartoons – July 12, 2010

by For the MBJ Published: July 11,2010

Tags: Cartoon, Chicken, poultry, ricky nobile, Russia


Chicken diplomacy will benefit state’s farmers

by Wally Northway Published: July 4,2010

Tags: chicken industry, Russia, U.S. poultry, WTO membership

If Russia wants WTO membership, it must accept U.S. poultry, which could mean hundreds of millions of dollars to the state chicken industry   The poultry industry recently found itself in a unique position — the carrot dangling at the end of an international-diplomacy stick.  Late last month, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry […] [...]

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