With plenty of drama and plot twists, negotiations related to the tomato suspension agreement between Mexican growers and the Department of Commerce are continuing, according to an official with the U.S. agency.
Tom Karst gives an update on how the trade situation is affecting produce, and Ashley Nickle discusses the return of romaine, from how much retailers are stocking to how they are communicating with shoppers.
U.S. fruit growers want trade, not aid. While the Trump administration has promised to help farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs, the kind of help fruit exporters most want is access to tariff-free access markets.
National editor Tom Karst and staff writer Ashley Nickle discuss the latest industry conversations around the new China tariffs and the possible implications of Kroger's exploration of autonomous grocery delivery.
Trade tension intensified this week as the U.S. attempted to pressure China into ceasing what President Donald Trump describes as unfair trade practices, including the theft of intellectual property and technology.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory brings in Jim Wiesemeyer to cover news from Washington, Greg Henderson and Pamela Riemenschneider cover online produce shopping, and Rhonda Brooks previews Farm Journal's Yield Tour.
Tom Karst and Ashley Nickle discuss the subjects on which they have been reporting this week, with Tom diving deep on the China tariffs and Ashley gathering insight on avocados leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
National editor Tom Karst shares the latest on possible tariffs for produce going to China, and staff writer Ashley Nickle reflects on her trip to California for the CFFA annual meeting and a tour of The Wonderful Co.