The U.S. is again demanding to enter into official consultations with Canada over complaints that Ottawa continues to manipulate its dairy import quotas that stymie U.S. exports, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Wednesday. Those consultations could lead to the U.S. calling for a second dispute panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Representatives for the nation’s dairy producers and processors say New York City Mayor Eric Adams made the right decision by upholding a policy to allow flavored milks to be served in the city’s public schools.
The U.S. announced Tuesday that it has won the first official dispute under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement after a three-member USMCA panel agreed that Canada breached dairy quota pledges under the trade pact.
In a setback for President Joe Biden's climate priorities, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., withheld his endorsement of the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better bill, saying it would take time to study its long-term cost and potential impact on the economy.
The United States committed $10 billion over five years toward domestic and international food security, and ag industry groups expressed support for the United States' new "productivity coalition" as the United Nations Food Systems Summit convened Thursday.
An Agri-Pulse analysis of the compensation earned by leaders of the nation's most prominent farm, food and energy groups is beginning to reflect the months when the nation shut down and the food chain faced unprecedented challenges. But the true impacts; and their reflection in publicly available tax documents; might not be realized for another year or two.
The Agriculture Department is providing nearly $350 million in payments to dairy producers who lost revenue because of market disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic and a change to a federal pricing formula made by the 2018 farm bill.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced Tuesday that the U.S. is requesting a dispute panel to challenge Canada’s operation of dairy tariff-rate quotas that it agreed to under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.