Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance endorses legislation in line with recommendations

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance has endorsed three pieces of legislation addressing priorities addressing the group’s 2023 Farm Bill recommend... continue reading »

India lifting tariffs on several U.S. crops

India is lifting retaliatory tariffs on several U.S. crops after the two nations agreed to terminate six outstanding disputes at the World Trade Organ... continue reading »

Biden names pick for key trade position in cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade of fresh and processed produc... continue reading »

Produce groups urge Trump administration, legislators to keep US in WTO

A large collection of agriculture groups and other stakeholders is urging legislators to keep the United States in the World Trade Organization (WTO).... continue reading »

Passed bill would beef-up agriculture border inspections in US

New legislation sent to the president would beef-up agriculture inspectors across the country. The Protecting America’s Food & Agriculture Ac... continue reading »

China approves US fresh potatoes for chipping

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Feb. 25 that China has taken numerous ac... continue reading »

Japan votes to reduce tariffs on US frozen potatoes

The Japanese parliament approved the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement Dec. 4, which means tariff reduction on U.S. potatoes. The deal was negotiated earl... continue reading »

US, Mexico reach agreement in tomato trade dispute

According to Reuters, Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. government to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Mi... continue reading »

USDA to buy $200 million of processed foods, including tomatoes, in trade relief

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural produc... continue reading »


Mango development for exportation focus of new initiative in the Philippines

AGRI Developments has announced the creation of mango development initiative in Central Visayas in the Philippines. The development will focus on prod... continue reading »