u.s. agriculture

Trump Calls Out Canadian Dairy; Japan to Try TPP Without U.S.
Trump Calls Out Canadian Dairy; Japan to Try TPP Without U.S.
**President Trump has promised Wisconsin dairy farmers the administration will resolve trade inequities with Canada. Trump made his first comments condemning Canadian dairy trade policies during a stop in Wisconsin last week. In a letter to the President, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo say Canada blatantly violated international trade agreements and shut down a
U.S. Ag Businesses Ready to Promote In Cuba; Scientists Looking to Increase Wheat Production
U.S. Ag Businesses Ready to Promote In Cuba; Scientists Looking to Increase Wheat Production
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says checkoff groups can promote U.S. agriculture in Cuba. While in Cuba with President Obama, Secretary Vilsack announced USDA will allow the 22 industry-funded Research and Promotion Programs and 18 Marketing Order organizations to conduct authorized research and information exchange activities with Cuba...
the House and Senate to Vote on TPA Bill; U.S. Agricultural Emissions are Lower Than Global Average
the House and Senate to Vote on TPA Bill; U.S. Agricultural Emissions are Lower Than Global Average
The House Ways and Means Committee passed trade promotion authority yesterday, better known as TPA, by a vote of 25 to 13. The bill will now head to the floor in the House and the Senate. House Ways and Means Chair Paul Ryan says TPA passage was an important step toward a healthier economy and stronger American leadership in the world...
Ag Subcommittee Examines Country-of-Origin Labeling; Food Safety and Inspection Service Increasing Dollar Limitations
Ag Subcommittee Examines Country-of-Origin Labeling; Food Safety and Inspection Service Increasing Dollar Limitations
The House Ag Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture held a public hearing Wednesday to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the U.S. regarding Country-of-Origin Labeling. Subcommittee Chair David Rouzer says the threat of retaliation is severe - and Congress must act quickly to prevent irreparable damage to certain industries and the overall economy... Read