There has been a lot of discussion lately about borders and what to do with them. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a paper recently that provides one of the best suggestions I’ve heard yet--invest in making borders more efficient.
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2017 – American agriculture lost one of its staunchest advocates and most gifted leaders this morning with the passing of former Secretary of Agriculture Clayton Yeutter, age 86, after a four-year battle with metastatic colon cancer.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - The chief agricultural trade negotiator for former President Barack Obama mixed in some hopeful projections while describing risks of trade disruption and possible economic losses brought on by the new U.S. administration’s aggressive tack on foreign trade.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - On Sonny Perdue’s first day in office as the next agriculture secretary – should he be confirmed – he will be presented with options on how to restructure USDA to include a new under secretary to deal solely with international trade, government sources say.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - When it comes to the European Union, the U.S. beef industry feels it just can’t win – despite a ruling by the World Trade Organization 19 years ago against EU restrictions on American beef.