A weather pattern known as La Nina created drought conditions, and subsequent wildfires, across the U.S. Great Plains has faded, But its weather cousin, El Nino, may develop, according to the Climate Prediction Center.
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.
U.S. President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they have agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two longtime allies, with an aim to expand investment and trade between their countries.
Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.