Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday unveiled $7 billion in private sector commitments to promote climate resilience, adaptation and mitigation in Africa, including climate-smart agricultural efforts.
Chinese officials have given their blessing to a handful of strains of alfalfa, canola and other crops, offering a sense of optimism that the wheels may be turning on the country’s notoriously slow approval process.
The inspections of ships hauling grain out of Odesa ports will stop today as United Nations officials scramble to try to convince Russia to resume participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative. A UN spokesman said Tuesday the stop to inspections was planned to last just one day.
The Federal Trade Commission and 10 state attorneys general have sued Syngenta Crop Protection and Corteva for paying distributors to block competitors from selling "cheaper generic products" to farmers.
The Department of Agriculture has tapped Ellen Luger as the next minister counselor of agriculture in Rome for the Foreign Agricultural Service and Erica Chabot is the new majority staff director for the Senate Agriculture Committee,