Tagged International trade

Cranes at the Port Tampa Bay
Farm Management
March 17, 2017
Unfair Trade Taking Its Toll on Florida Farmers
Local grower community hopeful over President Trump’s announced intention to renegotiate NAFTA. Read More
Florida red grapefruit samples
Grapefruit & Specialty
March 1, 2017
Is South Korea a Grapefruit Market Goldmine?
Researchers are finding high demand for the tart citrus, opening the door for opportunistic Florida growers to fill the need. Read More
Port Tampa Bay shipping channel
Citrus
November 19, 2016
USDA Gives $200 Million To Expand Ag Exports
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is awarding $200 million to more than 70 Read More
seattle port shipping
Farm Management
November 14, 2016
Asian Trade Deal Killed
In what one prominent economist says is a blow to U.S. fruit exporters, the White House concedes the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not going to be ratified. Read More
Cranes at the Port Tampa Bay
Citrus
October 23, 2016
Take Precaution, Free Trade Could Be Costly [Opinion]
With more imports, we have to redouble our efforts to protect ourselves from foreign pest invaders. Read More
potato field
Potatoes
August 29, 2016
U.S. Potato Exports Reach Second Highest Level On Record
Prospects for continued growth in exports look good but the strong dollar and increased competition will continue to moderate this growth. Read More
Panama Canal Expansion opening celebration
Citrus
June 28, 2016
Panama Canal Expands For New Trade Opportunities
First vessel passes through new, larger locks as country celebrates. Read More
Port Tampa Bay shipping channel
Citrus
May 24, 2016
Panama Canal Expansion To Bring Trade Opportunities To Florida
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says a confluence of events is putting the state's producers in a good spot to open new markets. Read More
Cuba's Vinales Valley
Citrus
March 21, 2016
Cuba: Challenge Or Opportunity For Florida Agriculture?
The prospects of normalized trade with the island nation could shake up the Sunshine State's farming sector. Read More
Port Of Miami shipyard
Fruits
March 7, 2016
The Produce Marketing Association Discusses Trade Policy During White House Meeting
The discussion focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with the Produce Marketing Association calling for strong implementation and enforcement.  Read More
Port Tampa Bay shipping channel
Citrus
January 15, 2016
Port Tampa Bay Embarks On Big Plans To Meet Rising Tide Of Global Trade
Opportunities for growers abound as the Panama Canal doubles its capacity. Read More
seattle port shipping
Citrus
October 6, 2015
Ag Leaders Speak Out In Favor Of New Trade Agreement
Leaders from across the U.S. agriculture and food sector have continued to express their optimism and confidence in the newly Read More
Citrus
May 26, 2015
Senate OKs Trade Priorities And Accountability Act
Late on the evening of Friday, May 22, the U.S. Senate approved the Trade Priorities And Accountability Act (TPA) of Read More
Havana, Cuba view
Citrus
April 23, 2015
Renewed Relations With Cuba A Concern For Florida Growers [Opinion]
It might be said Sunshine State producers are worried if wider trade is opened as the potential for competing winter crops is real. Read More
Port Of Miami shipyard
Citrus
April 13, 2015
Florida Agriculture Rings Up Record $4.2 Billion In International Sales
Accomplishment represents third year in a row that Sunshine State exports have topped the $4 billion mark. Read More
walnuts in water
Nuts
February 9, 2015
Part 2: The Chinese Walnut Slowdown: Not A Worst Case Scenario
Although U.S. walnut exports to China are down, emerging markets are on deck to help compensate for the decline. Read More
Nuts
February 4, 2015
Part 1: The Chinese Walnut Slowdown: Not A Worst Case Scenario
The California Walnut Board and Commission’s Michelle McNeil shares insight into the recent slowdown in walnut exports to China, and why she doesn’t think there’s reason for concern. Read More
Giant African Land Snail
Citrus
January 26, 2015
Increased Global Trade Opportunity Equals New Threats For Crops [Opinion]
Despite expanding business abroad, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says he's confident in the protocols in place to prevent entry of invasive pests and disease. Read More
Port Of Miami shipyard
Citrus
December 30, 2014
Increased Produce Imports To South Florida Ready For Take-Off
Thanks to expansion of pilot program, apples, citrus, and pears from Argentina and Peru now allowed. Read More
Port Of Miami shipyard
Citrus
August 25, 2014
California Citrus Cleared For Chinese Export
New agreement addresses concerns over brown rot. Read More
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Citrus
April 23, 2017
Bio Huma Netics, Inc., and Mesa Verde Re…
Strategic alliance between the two companies is designed to offer customers greater access to products. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 22, 2017
Next Generation of Leaders Gets Yearlong…
Almond Leadership Program enters its ninth year with the 2017 class. Read More
Citrus
April 21, 2017
Alliance Stepping Up Efforts to Protect …
The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance has kicked off its efforts to communicate to Congress its priority needs for the Read More
Apples & Pears
April 21, 2017
Interpera Congress Heads to Pacific Nort…
International pear conference comes to the U.S. for the first time. Read More
Grapes
April 20, 2017
Would You Be Willing to Pay More for Org…
While consumers might be ready to fork over more for organic produce, study says the feeling isn't quite the same when it comes to the adult beverage. Read More
Crop Protection
April 20, 2017
Beetle Battle Burgeoning for South Flori…
Scientists identify more species of pests that vector deadly fungus. Read More
Citrus
April 20, 2017
Farm Labor Is in Crisis
To have a great crop potentially rot in the field because workers can’t be sourced is probably worse than a weather event taking out production. Read More
Vegetables
April 19, 2017
Free Forum to Hail Florida Muck Farming …
Zellwood Historical Society helping shine a light on an industry that defined the area. Read More
Vegetables
April 19, 2017
Want Low Drama Food Safety Inspections? …
When I was in high school, my mom was the administrator of an outpatient hospital. Like all hospitals, Mom’s was Read More
Vegetables
April 19, 2017
Which Vegetable Crops Are the Most Popul…
The editors at American Vegetable Grower asked growers about their crops as part of our 2017 State of the Vegetable Industry survey, and gained a lot of insight into which crops are most commonly grown, and how well those crops are performing. Read More
Grapes
April 19, 2017
Donnell Brown Named President of Nationa…
New president brings experience in wine industry communications. Read More
Cucurbits
April 19, 2017
Alternaria Leaf Spot Awareness Can Save …
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this malady. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 19, 2017
Young Apple Growers Meet with Lawmakers
Apple leaders from across the country discuss ag issues such as labor, trade, and research. Read More
Citrus
April 18, 2017
Florida Growers Seeking Inspiration Need…
The firsthand experience of speaking with farmers and actually seeing all the hard work, knowledge, ingenuity, and people behind where our food comes from is invaluable. Read More
Citrus
April 18, 2017
Citrus Growth Path Uncertain as Florida …
According to the latest Lay of the Land Market Report, the waiting game for a solution to greening has tempered groves sales. Read More
Farm Management
April 18, 2017
Survey Says New York Growers Lost More t…
Growers say they suffered more than 50% crop losses in Western New York. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 18, 2017
Researchers Say it is Time to Scout for …
With bloom underway, the risk for fire blight and scab are high. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 17, 2017
TED Talks Take on Agriculture Innovation
The popular short-form presentations address the future of food production. Read More