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A win by Joe Biden in November’s presidential election will likely translate to changes in federal strategies on trade, regulation and its commitment to protect seasonal produce growers in the U.S. Southeast.
Oct 14, 2020 by Chris Koger
California Citrus Mutual is commending the Trump administration plan to protect domestic growers of seasonal produce.
Sep 11, 2020 by Tom Karst
Georgia produce growers, the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and other groups recently testified to federal agencies that domestic growers face a “staggering increase" of produce from Mexico.
Aug 23, 2020 by Chris Koger
Federal trade and agriculture officials have rescheduled hearings for growers to testify on how foreign trade is harming U.S. agriculture, with a focus on the effects of Mexican produce imports on southwest growers.
Jul 22, 2020 by Chris Koger
Canada’s House of Commons and Senate voted in favor of implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, one of the final hurdles before it becomes law.
Mar 15, 2020 by Chris Koger
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Florida Strawberry Festival and hosted a roundtable with industry members, where concerns over fair trade were voiced.
Mar 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has scheduled hearings for growers to talk about concerns of unfair competition with Mexican products.
Mar 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
China will allow its importers to apply for substantial tariff relief on U.S. fruit starting in early March.
Feb 26, 2020 by Tom Karst