Tagged International trade

Panama Canal Expansion opening celebration
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Plight of Trade Policy Grounding Many U.S. Growers
Much-needed investments in labor-saving technology could be key to long-term survival. Read More
seattle port shipping
Citrus
May 20, 2017
USDA Creates Undersecretary for Trade
Reorganization puts trade, farm production as top priorities for the agency. Read More
Port Of Miami shipyard
Citrus
April 29, 2017
Florida Ag Commissioner Pushes for Probe into Unfair Trade Tactics
With a focus on Mexico, letter sent by Adam Putnam to the U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary stresses need for level playing field. Read More
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
The Latest
Citrus
July 26, 2017
Despite Controversy, Most Major Ag Group…
Most of the major agricultural associations are coming out in support of President Donald Trump’s nomination of Sam Clovis to Read More
Citrus
July 26, 2017
If We Want American Farm Workers, We Hav…
Now is the time to lobby for ways to attract American labor. One idea? Offer college tuition and student loan forgiveness in exchange for farm work. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 25, 2017
Tips to Transition to an Apple Fruiting …
Follow these suggestions to make the move from a 3-D spindle-shaped canopy to a 2-D system using mechanical pruning. Read More
Crop Protection
July 25, 2017
Vegetable Field Scouting Guide: Diamondb…
Due diligence is needed to help take down this pest of biblical proportions. Read More
Disease Control
July 25, 2017
Brown Rot Sinks its Teeth into Michigan …
Unseasonably wet weather causes outbreak, and growers are warned it can spread to peaches. Read More
Fruits
July 25, 2017
Michigan’s a Hit with Tree Fruit Growers
International Fruit Tree Association’s annual summer tour draws nearly 250 attendees. Read More
Farm Management
July 25, 2017
Grants Allocated to Tackle Changing Clim…
Projects designed to develop new approaches to mitigate effects of changing growing environment. Read More
Farm Management
July 24, 2017
American Farm Bureau Weighs in for Growe…
John Duarte, the owner of Duarte Nursery, one of the largest grapevine and nut tree suppliers on the West Coast, recently gained Read More
Disease Control
July 24, 2017
Researchers Find Detection Method for Cr…
Oregon State University researchers developed molecular tools to work with commercially available kits that allow the user to quickly and effectively test plants for the disease, using a dipstick that reveals the presence of the pathogen within minutes. Read More
Vegetables
July 24, 2017
23 Of The Latest Pumpkin Varieties
Browse this slideshow for more details on 23 pumpkin varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Citrus
July 23, 2017
USDA Invests $7.6 Million toward Benefic…
Projects to promote beneficial organisms as part of a pest control strategy. Read More
Citrus
July 22, 2017
Representative from Washington Proposes …
Move broadens use of H-2A to all of agriculture to include those with multiple crops and harvests. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
July 21, 2017
University of California Launches Websit…
Easy-to-read format designed to give growers up-to-date information on huanglongbing and Asian citrus psyllid research. Read More
Citrus
July 20, 2017
Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Taken Up a N…
Current conditions in the tropics warrant marked revision in potential storm season scenarios. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Researchers On a Mission to Find More Pl…
Federal grant to aid exploration of food security solutions for the future. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Farm Labor Stories Making the News This …
The agricultural labor shortage is strong enough that the consumer press is beginning to report on it regularly. Here are the stories making headlines this month. Read More
Sweet Corn
July 19, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Corn &#…
Each month, American Vegetable Grower® will offer growing tips on specific varieties, supplied by the breeder or distributor. This month, we’re offering Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Florida Grower Magazine is Seeking Your …
Life hacks are common in social media threads these days. They are those clever ideas or tricks aimed at making Read More