An American business group appealed to China on Tuesday to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal support for free trade.
President Michel Temer called Brazil's scandal over the sale of expired meat an embarrassment Tuesday as more countries suspended some meat imports from the South American nation.
Both sides urge open markets amid U.S. protectionist tilt.
Trade negotiations with Taiwan would benefit beef and pork producers.
The Texas Farms and Ranch Lands Conservation Program, created by the legislature in 2005, was meant to play a vital role in protecting agricultural lands, which are disappearing as a result of the recent population boom. A 2014 Texas A&M study found that the state was losing farm and ranch land at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country.
The Brazilian ag sector is trying to minimize damage both at home and in export markets after allegations of corruption are raised against meat inspectors and accusations of allowing rotten meat into the marketplace.
JBS and BRF launch massive media campaigns to stave off impact.
China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce.
Major importers have imposed restrictions on Brazilian meat.
The cattle market has been pretty interesting as of late. Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets” discusses the fundamentals behind the recent strengthening of the cattle market.
Veterinarians and livestock producers are assessing more than antibiotic use in southwest Kansas where a blaze swept through the high plains earlier this month.
A farmer in Idaho has died after becoming entangled in a mixer wagon.
New rules for the use of antibiotics in livestock started in Jan. 2017 with the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), a new, stricter federal regulation.
EU seeking information from Brazil and may schedule meeting. While President Temer calls emergency meeting in Brasilia for diplomats.
The increased role of trade in the last decade for beef, pork and poultry highlights the importance of trade to all the meat markets.
After much speculation, Sonny Perdue, secretary of agriculture nominee, has a formal hearing date set.
Idaho officials have approved rules loosening restrictions on agricultural field burning that health advocates say will lead to breathing problems for some residents.
Texas ranchers are facing at least $21 million in agricultural damages from wildfires that blackened more than 750 square miles in the Texas Panhandle last week.
Wildlife officials say they have removed cyanide traps from some areas after one unintentionally killed a gray wolf in rural northeast Oregon.
Strangers, friends and those in the agriculture community are doing their part by bringing in supplies to producers impacted by the Kansas wildfires. Hay is one of the supplies ranchers need, and haulers are traveling near and far to help.
The Arkansas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would let companies sue anyone, including employees, if they share a secretly made videotape aimed at harming a business owner.
A South Dakota judge has dismissed ABC anchor Diane Sawyer from a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime."
Fires ripped across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas last week, leaving destruction in their path.
The wildfires in Kansas may be extinguished, but the need for help is far from over. Ranch families say the community needs assistance now more than ever.
The Iowa Senate has approved a bill that limits damages in nuisance lawsuits filed against livestock producers, arguing the operations are in the public interest.
Turkey Protests Dutch Government by Returning 40 Holstein Cows
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's nationalism is resonating in a country furious at U.S.
Thus far, fundraising efforts held by local cattle auctions have generated more than $135,000 in fire relief donations.