China’s push to achieve self-sufficiency, which has incentivized the nation to purchase, and even steal, agricultural assets in other countries, could present risks to the economic and national security of the United States, warns a report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Scientists who study the danger to humans and food production from zoonotic diseases, those that can jump from animals to humans, say there are ways to prevent the next global pandemic at a fraction of the cost of ending a massive outbreak.
House Democrats are proposing a $35 billion expansion of child feeding assistance as part of their massive tax and spending package, and a lawmaker announced Wednesday that the measure also would include $1 billion in biofuel aid.
Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Rick Crawford discuss the importance of the AIM Act and how it is necessary to protect American agriculture and ensure American agriculture research and technology continues to be the best in the world.
Ambassador Kip Tom, Secretary Sonny Perdue, Chef José Andrés, and retired General William E. (Kip) Ward, former Commander of the United States Africa Command, are part of an all-star lineup of speakers who will explore crucial links between food security and national security.