Major crops are traded on global markets, which means that production failures can have far-reaching impacts. Moreover, climate change is expected to generate heat waves and drought that could cause crop losses in most of the world’s breadbaskets.
Hurricane Irma plundered Florida’s orange belt, leaving a trail of uprooted trees, downed fruit and flooded groves worse than anything growers say they have seen in more than 20 years. Read moreRead More »
There are less than two weeks in the Tom Vilsack administration at the USDA. Before he goes, the Secretary of Agriculture is leaving a “wish list” of things he’d like to see accomplished by the next head of the USDA. View the VideoRead More »