International trade, a new farm bill, infrastructure and immigration are shaping up to be the big challenges facing U.S. agriculture in 2018, according to an informal survey of the major farm organizations and several commodity groups
A panel of witnesses spoke to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday and all essentially delivered the same message: the current defense against pests, pathogens, and biosecurity threats to the food system needs work.
Just over a fifth of the U.S. economy and more than a fourth (28 percent) of American jobs are linked, directly or indirectly to the food and agriculture sector, a study commissioned by the industry finds.
Washington, Nov. 1, 2017 – As improbable as it may sound, South Koreans are eating less rice these days. And even more unlikely sounding, the U.S. is exporting more than it ever has to the Asian nation that doesn’t allow private companies to import the grain directly.
Cargill, the nation’s largest privately-owned company, signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider of innovative natural solutions and technologies that improve animal health, animal performance, and food safety.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2017 - The U.S.-Korea free trade agreement, known commonly as KORUS, has been a target of criticism from the White House for months, but the fact that the two countries are still talking about how to improve the pact has the U.S. ag community hoping it will survive.