Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, a farmer from northern Minnesota who was tasked with selling President Jimmy Carter's unpopular Soviet Union grain embargo to other farmers, died Sunday.
The Chinese agreed to buy a "not yet agreed upon, but very substantial amount of agricultural, energy, industrial" and other products from the United States to reduce America's huge trade deficit with China.
Face-to-face for more than two hours, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping engaged in dinner diplomacy Saturday aimed at resolving a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies .
Iowa was not one of the original plaintiffs fighting WOTUS, but a ruling Tuesday allows the state to join the fray. “The EPA’s WOTUS Rule imposes unnecessary burdens on Iowans,” Iowa Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg said.
Squabbles over language are erupting across the food business as established definitions for meat, mayonnaise and milk are also challenged by the likes of lab-grown 'meat', vegan spreads and almond drinks.