In Africa’s growing cities, demand for more diverse and nutritious food is expected to triple within the next 20 years. Yet in Africa’s rural areas, farmers can barely produce enough food to feed themselves.
Chuck Conner, president and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, said the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has support across agriculture and should be an easy decision for Congress to finalize.
The National Pork Producers Council submitted comments recently as part of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) investigation of U.S. trade with sub-Saharan Africa, according to a report from NPPC.
Talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continued for the third straight week last week, as representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico pushed to finalize an updated deal.
In a Farm Journal exclusive, Ray Starling, who serves as the special assistant to the president for agriculture and agricultural trade, discussed why the administration is taking such a tough stance on trade.
Sonny Perdue, as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, may be the most aggressive enforcer of President Donald Trump’s pro-business and deregulatory agenda that the fewest Americans, outside agriculture, have ever heard of.
A new coalition, American for Farmers and Families, representing farmers, suppliers, refiners, transporters, retailers and consumers are speaking out to preserve and modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement.
In yet another surprise announcement, the administration has put tariffs on steel and aluminum from some of its most important trading partners. As a result, Mexico is threatening to retaliate against U.S. pork.