The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries to the list of commodities that can receive direct assistance in the wake of rising tariffs triggered by trade disputes.
Trade sources worry that U.S. exporters of fruit and other commodities may face inspection delays and other non-tariff barriers after the latest round of tariffs imposed on China by the Trump administration.
Lenexa, Kan. — Farm Journal Media announced today the promotion of Tom Karst to Editor-in-Chief of The Packer as the first key move in significantly expanding the Farm Journal Produce Division content team.
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.