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China trade
09:17AM Aug 05, 2020

China, U.S. to Review Trade Deal, Air Other Grievances Aug 15 -Sources

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense relationship during an Aug. 15 videoconference.

15:06PM Aug 04, 2020

Proposed rule promises better organic enforcement

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

A proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to bolster the National Organic Program’s oversight and enforcement of the production, handling and sale of organic products.

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05:57AM Aug 04, 2020

Investing in a more equitable food safety net

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited in July with Tevis Foreman, executive director of Produce Perks Midwest, based in Cincinnati.

15:38PM Jul 31, 2020

Signal to Noise: Coronavirus Ag Aid Package Likely to Favor House

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

This week will likely see a mad rush to come to a compromise on a coronavirus aid package. As far as agriculture is concerned, that ultimate compromise bill will likely

14:46PM Jul 31, 2020

Zippy Duvall on Battling COVID-19 In His Own Words

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Zippy Duvall on Battling COVID-19 In His Own Words

14:07PM Jul 31, 2020

John Dillard: USDA Modernizes Biotech Trait Approval

“APHIS will evaluate the properties of the organism, rather than the method used to produce it, to determine whether the organism will pose a plant health risk.”

19:18PM Jul 30, 2020

FDA releases protocol on treatment of agricultural water

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Food and Drug Administration has a new protocol for the development and registration of treatments for water used on crops before harvest.