U.S. trade policy should not be focused on using American might for deals to increase exports, but rather trading access to U.S. markets in return for influence on foreign countries, according to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai.
The Supreme Court has rejected the arguments of hog farmers that California’s Proposition 12, which bans the sales of pork coming from sows confined in gestation crates, violates the Constitution's Commerce Clause.
Brazil is finishing up the harvest of a record-breaking crop this year, and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is now predicting the country’s farmers will plant an even bigger one for the 2023-24 marketing year.
Erick Lutt is now the director of federal government affairs for Bayer U.S., Crop Science based in Washington D.C., and new staffers are added to the House Agriculture Committee for both the Republican and Democratic staff.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is in California today, where he is expected to announce another series of efforts to improve competition in agribusiness and address a meat labeling issue that has dogged the agency for years.