John Aguirre, president of the California Association of Winegrape Growers, has announced he will step down from the helm and Michelle Connelly has resigned as CEO and executive director of the California Walnut Board and the California Walnut Commission.
The Biden administration is moving toward providing a new round of payments to farmers who have crop insurance and plant cover crops this year, extending a temporary program created last year. A new policy endorsement designed to encourage reduced nitrogen usage also is coming on the market in 2022.
The retaliatory duties imposed on U.S. farm exports as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs cost the American ag sector $27 billion from mid-2018 through 2019, according to a new analysis by USDA's Economic Research Service.
India is ready to allow imports of U.S. pork, removing a long-running trade irritant between the two countries, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday.
The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council named its next president and CEO and the Biden administration has named a handful of appointees to oversee the Agriculture Department's farm and rural development programs at the state level.