Coming off the completion of the new North American free-trade deal -- the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement -- the U.S. Trade Representative's office announced new talks on three possible trade negotiations.
The 2018 Global Agricultural Productivity (GAP) Index, put together by the Global Harvest Initiative, continues to highlight that food production is not growing fast enough to sustainably feed the world in 2050. The problem is worse in low-income countries where production growth is falling way behind demand.
Prospects for a weak El Nino Pacific Ocean temperature pattern open
the door for notable discrepancy in the winter 2018-19 forecast.
See . FWinter Forecasts Differ...
The members of a Minnesota farmers' cooperative have voted to
dissolve and sell the cooperative's assets after the former elevator manager
allegedly stole millions of dollars before disappearing in September.
See DTN Ag News. BMinnesota Co-op Dissolving...
University of Arkansas professor Marty Matlock said consumers should
not have to decide between "sustainable and unsustainable food." Consumers have
a standard expectation of safety and should have the same expectation for
sustainability. Food production, due to farmer stewardship, may already meet
sustainability goals, but that message might not be reaching consumers.
See DTN Ag News. BIntensify to Sustainability...
Weather worries abound for those who have yet to reap the 2018
harvest. But family remains a focus for young farmers as they weather tough
See DTN Ag News. =^View From the Cab...
Coming off the completion of the new North American free-trade deal
-- the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
the U.S. Trade Representative's
office announced new talks on three possible trade negotiations.
See DTN Ag News. BUS Wants Trade Talks...
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Late last week, many farmers ventured out to their rain-soaked fields to check the condition of their crops. Many found ruined soybean plants and sprouting corn. Others couldn't tell, because their crops were covered in snow.