U.S. industry officials estimate the market, which includes China, Hong Kong and Vietnam, could total $7 billion. President Xi Jinping also offered to buy more American grain and agricultural products.
It was a great year for pecan production in Georgia, New Mexico and Texas, with Georgia, the usual leader in pecan production in the United States, raking in 107 million pounds of nuts to remain at the top of the list as the state with the highest pecan production. […]Read More »
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reached agreement with Chinese officials on final details of a protocol to allow the United States to begin exporting rice to China for the first time ever. Read moreRead More »