According to a new government report, E.coli 0157 illnesses during the 1998-2016 time period were most often linked to vegetable row crops and beef while salmonella illnesses came from a wide variety of sources.
The retaliatory tariffs imposed by China on imports of U.S. fruits and tree nuts will hurt American producers, but the pain will be eased by increased demand from a surging middle class in the world’s most populous country, according to a RaboResearch report.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today unveiled a new strategy for managing catastrophic wildfires that emphasizes greater cooperation with the states to identify priorities for targeted treatment in areas with the highest payoffs.
A report co-authored by the ASPCA finds that more supermarket industry decision-makers are motivated to stock products with claims and certifications that indicate better animal welfare and are seeing the benefits of doing so through strong sales.
Cheese will probably be the commodity most directly affected by the tariffs Mexico is imposing on U.S. commodities in response to U.S. levies on steel and aluminum. That’s the gist of a new report by Rabobank dairy analyst Tom Bailey.
Political pundits who see a “blue wave” for Democrats in the November election may need to consult a Midwestern congresswoman’s sobering assessment of Democratic performance and chances in Middle America.