LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

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01:42AM Jul 07, 2020

U.S. fresh fruit exports rise in May

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. fresh fruit exports rose by nearly 10% in May compared with a year ago, offsetting an equal decline in fresh vegetable exports.

00:24AM Jul 07, 2020

Vegetable gains lead May imports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. imports of fresh fruits in May were down 10.4% compared with a year ago, while fresh vegetable imports jumped 17%, according to newly released statistics.

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10:43AM Jul 06, 2020

USDA offers web seminar on proposed rule on organic enforcement

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A U.S. Department of Agriculture web seminar will provide an overview of proposed changes to enforcement regulations of organic agriculture.

17:06PM Jul 01, 2020

UPDATED: No big changes anticipated with start of USMCA

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement became effective July 1, but it brings no sweeping changes to North American produce companies who have operated with the NAFTA for more than two decades.

13:20PM Jun 30, 2020

Ohio groups seek support for growers in COVID-19 Crisis

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Giving farmers and farmers markets the ability to fulfill SNAP purchases online is one recommendation presented by a group of Ohio farm organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

12:08PM Jun 30, 2020

Inflation ticks higher for groceries

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. retail grocery prices increased 0.8% in May and are running nearly 5% above a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

23:24PM Jun 28, 2020

Legislation introduced to ban Chinese citrus imports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to prohibit imports of fresh citrus from China.