Growers in California’s Kern County say their vegetable and fruit crops typically are starting a week or so later than usual this spring, but ample rainfall and plenty of chill hours during the winter should result in abundant supplies and very good quality this spring.
(UPDATED, 2:14 p.m.) With talks to modernize NAFTA apparently nearly finished, some Mexican trade sources are saying the U.S. has discarded its demand for a new trade protection tool for U.S. specialty crop growers.
The fate of the proposed seasonal trade protection of perishable products remains cloudy as the U.S., Canada and Mexico prepare to enter the seventh round of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead a trade mission March 14 to March 18 with the goal to further expand export opportunities for U.S. agriculture in Chil
DuPont Industrial Biosciences announced the launch of Optimash AD-100, a new enzyme product that will help biomethane producers improve biogas yields and process robustness, which is expected to ultimately increase thei