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USTR eyes India tariffs as lawmakers press for action

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai is meeting with high-level trade officials and reconvening the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum to discuss India’s steep tariffs and other trade barriers, many of which are preventing or dampening U.S. exports of tree nuts, apples and dairy to the second-most populous nation in the world.
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Sophisticated plant breeding offers more ways to combat drought, climate change

The rainy season is kicking off with enough moisture to ease some Californians’ water worries, but the long-term outlook for agriculture remains one that calls upon farmers to maximize “crop per drop.” In the case of almonds, one of the state’s most profitable crops, it could take decades to transition from existing trees to others that can achieve similar yields with less water.
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ERS tracks, quantifies bee pollination

Honey bee pollination services are worth between $250 million and $320 million annually, Economic Research Service said in a new report, which also valued the honey production market at about $330 million per year.
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