Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke to Iowa farm leaders, reassuring them he would take the lead in trade talks for farmers and defend renewable fuels production, which is critical to Midwest agriculture.
U.S. wheat growers are likely to lose some market share in Japan in the coming years because of a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union, and the newly constituted Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new USDA report warns. Read moreRead More »
After battling massive wildfires that have killed at least 10 people in California’s wine country and torched 107,000 acres across the northern part of the state, firefighters are hoping for some reprieve Tuesday morning as strong winds that fanned flames the night before continue to weaken. Read moreRead More »