Ag News: Beef Ban in NYC Schools
The New York City Council went forward with a citywide ban on processed meats in New York City schools, meaning no more bologna, salami, pepperoni or bacon.
Ag News: Protected Agriculture in Mexico
As of 2018, there were about 126,000 acres of protected agriculture in Mexico, a huge jump from the 325 acres planted in 2003.
Ag News: China Negotiators to D.C.
Chinese officials aren’t backing off plans to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, as talks remain on track for now despite the recent tariff threats.
Ag News: Trump’s Concerns on China
Trump dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned Washington’s labeling it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets.
Ag News: U.S. Dairy to SE Asia
Exports of U.S. dairy products to China have been hit hard by retaliatory tariffs, falling 43% since tariffs were imposed last summer, but as exports to China drop.
Ag News: RFS Lowers Gas Prices
The Renewable Fuel Standard has lowered gas prices by an average of 22 cents per gallon in recent years and saved the typical American household $250 annually.
Ag News: March Milk Production Down
March milk production falls despite more per cow milk output, while cheese exports are on the rise. Milk production in March fell by 0.4%.
Ag News: U.S. Pork to Panama
U.S. pork exports to Panama are off to such a red-hot start in 2019 that a safeguard measure has been triggered. Export volume already exceeding 130% of the tariff rate quota.
Ag News: African Swine Fever in China
Just how bad is African swine fever in China? Despite fewer reported outbreaks, experts say the ASF death toll in China is higher.
Seahawks Wrap Up No. 5 Seed With 27-24 Win Over Cardinals
Seattle's victory wrapped up the No. 5 seed in the NFC playoffs and a matchup at Dallas in the wild-card round on Saturday night.