Brazil has approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for the country’s highly competitive sugar industry as this is the first time such permission has been granted anywhere in the world.
The first two discussions between representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) yielded little to no resolution on major issues that affect agriculture. Read moreRead More »
Imports of fresh beef from Brazil are being halted into the U.S. The announcement was made by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue after inspections by USDA-Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) revealed concerns over safety issues. Read moreRead More »