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14:25PM Sep 20, 2019

USDA perishable transportation handbook gets update, app

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers.
18:26PM Jul 30, 2019

Farmers of the Year include Georgia, Florida produce growers

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Georgia peach grower Robert Dickey III and Florida vegetable grower Charles Obern have been named 2019 Farmers of the Year by Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo.
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09:45AM Jul 29, 2019

UPDATED: Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival kills 3

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Police are investigating a shooting that has left three people dead at the 41st annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, including a 6-year-old boy.
13:27PM Jul 03, 2019

U.S. Considers Additional Tariffs on E.U. Ag Products

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
The U.S. is considering tariffs on an additional $4 billion worth of goods from the European Union including some ag products.
21:36PM Jun 29, 2019

Mexico Leads the Way and Ratifies USMCA

Global Farmer Network
AgWeb Contributor
By Gina Gutierrez: Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico I am pleased, and relieved, that Mexico acknowledges the importance of improving our most important trade deal. Mexico’s Senate last week overwhelmingly approved the ...
21:36PM Jun 22, 2019

Calling Foul Ball on China

Global Farmer Network
AgWeb Contributor
By Cherilyn Nagel: Mossbank, Saskatchewan, Canada Here in rural Saskatchewan, there aren’t an overabundance of kids to play sports. Often teams must recruit younger players to make up a whole ...
15:26PM Jun 20, 2019

Lighthizer Plans to Resume Talks with China

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
USTR Lighthizer tells Congress he plans to resume talks with his counterpart in China and passing USMCA is the best way to provide certainty for farmers.