A Trump administration plan to reduce the amount of fruit and some vegetables such as carrots that schools must serve to kids has alarmed nutrition advocates, many lawmakers and two former agriculture secretaries.
China has begun making policy changes and will soon be accepting applications for tariff exemptions as part of its agreements under the phase one trade pact with the U.S., the Trump administration announced Tuesday.
The U.S. and Japan have agreed to enter into talks for a free trade agreement, a development the American agriculture sector has been hoping for ever since President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The 2014 farm bill is set to expire in just over one week, raising concerns about disruptions in a number of programs, including one of the largest conservation programs as well as much smaller programs that help commodity groups open overseas markets.
MEXICO, August 9, 2017 -A Mexican district court judge in Los Mochis ruled last week that the systems approach for U.S. fresh potato imports “lacks scientific basis” and, citing phytosanitary concerns, ordered a continued ban on U.S. potatoes in most of Mexico.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 – Maintaining the duty-free status on U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico and Canada is one of the key objectives for U.S. negotiators as they prepare to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a list of goals published today by the U.S. Trade Representative.