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May 14, 2019

 

Trump Administration Levels Tariffs On Mexican Tomatoes

Under pressure from Florida lawmakers, the Trump administration is taking steps to protect domestic tomato growers from Mexican competition.

March 21, 2019

 

US Farmers Struck By Trade War Still Waiting For Promised Relief

An upcoming trial will determine whether the term "fire cider" can remain in public use, or will remain trademarked in commerce by a single company.

January 25, 2019

 

A Bronx Garden And A Cincinnati Chili

There's a secret ingredient in Susan Mintert's Cincinnati-style chili. Hear the podcast to find out what it is, and then try the recipe.

January 25, 2019

 

Undeterred By Trade Uncertainty, Farmers Plan For Spring Planting

For crop farmers, winter is the offseason. But that doesn’t mean they take the winter off.

December 20, 2018

 

China Strives To Industrialize Farms Amid Trade War

China has doubled down on a campaign to modernize farms as tariffs from the U.S. drives up the cost of staple food crops.

November 29, 2018

 

Mega Dairies Churn Out Milk Powder For China

As the US dairy industry jockeys for a spot in the global milk powder game, critics say the scaled-up operations cause disruption and environmental damage.

August 10, 2018

 

Poll Shows Flagging Support For Trump From Farmers Amid Trade War

A new poll indicates farmers support President Trump less than they did in the last election, though other polls show steady or rising support overall in farm states.

July 27, 2018

 

The Eggplant Of Your Dreams

If you’ve only had eggplant swimming in an oily eggplant parmesan casserole, it’s time to re-think this highly versatile vegetable.

July 18, 2018

 

Trade War May Lead To Government Cheese Program To Help Farmers

Depression-Era Federal Program May Come To Farmers’ Rescue As Trade War Continues

July 11, 2018

 

U.S. Distillers Fear Tariffs Mean Losing Out On Global Whiskey Boom

Whiskey distillers in the U.S. are concerned EU tariffs will take a big bite out of sales. Many have expanded to meet growing demand and worry what will happen if trade frictions aren't resolved soon.

June 8, 2018

 

Mexico Retaliates With Pork Tariffs In Trade Tiff With US

Mexico has slapped a 20 percent tariff on pork imports from the U.S., among levies on other products.

April 12, 2018

 

USDA Official Asks Frustrated Farmers For Patience With China Trade Dispute

Last week was an appropriate week for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s trade expert to address a gaggle of Nebraska farmers — even if their responses tended toward frustration. Ted McKinney arrived in Omaha on Wednesday(April 4), the day China threatened to impose tariffs on 106 U.S. products including major exports like soybeans, beef and […]

March 16, 2018

 

Sazón Brings Yucatan Tacos To Indiana

Of all the toppings Sazon offers for their tacos, the pickled onions are the most striking. Hot pink in color, with an equally bright flavor, it's a crucial element in The Yucatan's signature taco style.

August 31, 2017

 

UK Farmers Rethink Brexit

Surveys showed that a majority of UK farmers voted to drop European Union membership in 2016, but with changes looming, many are now having second thoughts.

May 23, 2017

 

Farmers Looking For New Markets Worry They’re Losing Out On Trade

Even more disconcerting is news that Japan has pitched the idea of a mini-TPP, which would exclude the U.S. and lower tariffs among competitors.

April 5, 2017

 

Watch: Many Midwest Farmers Wary Of Changes To NAFTA

With the prospect of the deal being re-worked or scrapped, some farmers are wondering why the President wants to mess with what they perceive as a good thing.

March 28, 2017

 

In Rural Trump Country, Trade Policy Divides

Rural voters overwhelmingly chose President Donald Trump, but when it comes to trade, rural voters are not necessarily in sync with the administration.

February 2, 2017

 

U.S.-Mexico Wall Will Cost Americans More For Food

Requiring Mexican growers to pay more for exporting their goods to the U.S. will only lead to higher prices for American consumers.

January 24, 2017

 

Farm Groups Anxious As Trump Pulls U.S. Out Of TPP Trade Deal

The American Farm Bureau Federation claimed in its analysis that the TPP could have increased U.S. agricultural exports by billions of dollars a year.

December 19, 2016

 

The Final Days Of Hawaiian Sugar

The sugar industry dominated Hawaii's economy for over a century, but it has shrunk in recent years. Hawaii's last sugar mills wrapped up its final harvest.

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