Since Canada detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou late last year, Chinese imports of several agricultural crops have slowed or stopped altogether.
Apple and hops harvest season is underway for farmer Patrick Smith, who welcomes the distraction from trade war news.
Following severe flodding in the Midwest, a pile of 650,000 bushels of soybeans in rural Missouri spontaneously combusted and have been burning for a month.
"This is a really exciting time for the garlic capital of the world," says Ken Christopher of Christopher Ranch in Gilroy, California.
An Ag report to be released on Tuesday is expected to show the effects of weather and trade tensions on farm supply and demand.
Growers are racing to plant corn, soybeans and wheat before it's too late.
The versatile legume can be found in pasta, milk, pet food and the “Beyond Burger.”
“Beginning” farmers operate a quarter of U.S. farms, according to the USDA.
As of this week, there are some tariffs around the world that are falling. Six Pacific Rim nations, including Japan, Australia and Mexico, are lowering tariffs for a number of products and services, with five other countries set to join…
National climate change report says the business of farming could dramatically change if global warming isn’t addressed.