A Hot (Potato) Debate

A Hot (Potato) Debate

Potato warts might be crossing the border…  The USDA reportedly ended its trade spat last Thursday after Canada had previously halted exports of Prince Edward Island potatoes to the U.S. for consumption and planting in November 2021. Prince Edward Island potatoes have...
Export Extravaganza

Export Extravaganza

Strike up the band and roll out the bunting. Because ag exports just had a banner year. Celebrate (some) good times: The ag industry faced some major challenges in 2021. But according to the Commerce Department’s recent report, the industry does have at least one...
China Pigged Out On Pork

China Pigged Out On Pork

You know that moment when you realize you cooked way too much food for the holidays? You look around the table and see leftovers for weeks, but you’re in too deep and there’s nothing you can do about it now? That’s the situation the world’s largest pork-consuming...
Vilsack Hugs It Out With Mexico

Vilsack Hugs It Out With Mexico

It’s time for some music to corn growers’ ears: After recent farm visits between USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and Mexican Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos, Mexico said it will continue to import GMO corn from the U.S. Mexico is full...