Former House Ag Chair Collin Peterson says the U.S. is “going to have to ride out this volatility” in the global grain markets as traders seek to get a handle on the path forward for trade in the Black Sea region.
Ukrainian farmers are doing their best to keep farming and producing food in their war-torn country, but the outlook is growing increasingly bleak. At least that’s the perspective from Indiana farmer Kip Tom, who toured farms, cities and the port of Odesa last week as part of a humanitarian effort.
Amid a historic demand for food assistance both here and abroad, industry leaders are looking for ac a crisis response plan to emerge from the White House’s Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, new conversations in the upcoming farm bill and solutions for Ukrainian exports. The Arab Spring in 2007 will pale in comparison to the impact the war in Ukraine will have on the global food supply, warns one Newsmaker panelist.
The European Union’s proposed overhaul of agricultural production methods is not just bad for Europe — it threatens food security in the poorest of nations that look to the EU as role model for farming and a trading partner, according to an onslaught of criticism released Monday by Trump administration officials.
Celebrity chef José Andrés, Secretary Sonny Perdue, Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow are part of an all-star lineup of speakers who will explore the crucial links between food security and national security.
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.