Thursday, May 30, 2024

California Citrus Farmers Wrestle with Invasive Pests Amidst Market Optimism

Citrus Showcase 2024 highlights the industry's economic landscape and battle against invasive pests. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As the top...

Almond Industry to See Significant Rebound  

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice   A strong rebound in almond prices is expected over the next 12 to 18 months....
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Almonds Face Potential Recession, Industry Remains Optimistic 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The 2023 Almond Board Conference highlighted production trends and the outlook for the industry. Clarice Turner, President,...

Egypt Threatens California’s Citrus Industry

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice At the start of 2023, the U.S. Department of Agriculture drafted a test risk assessment for...

Almond, Walnut Exports to Benefit as India Lifts Tariffs

Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  India has formally removed retaliatory tariffs on some U.S. farm products that made...
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Delano Growers Grape Products Hails Agreement between the U.S. and Argentina on White Grape...

Press Release provided by Delano Growers Grape Products Delano, California - Delano Growers Grape Products cooperative announced that the U.S. Department of...
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U.S. Keeps Tariffs on Spanish Ripe Olives After WTO Ruling

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor Ag Alert  Reprinted with permission from California Farm Bureau Federation  The U.S. will continue to impose countervailing duties...
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Secretary Perdue Statement on Canada Passing USMCA

Press Release Provided by USDA U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after the Canadian Parliament approved the United...
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Dianne Feinstein Supports USMCA, Harris Votes No

By Valley Ag Voice Staff In a vote that very clearly appeared to be influenced by the Presidential campaign, the USMCA finally...
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Secretary Perdue: China Phase I Deal is a Bonanza for American Agriculture

Press Release Provided by United States Department of Agriculture U.S. Secretary Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed...
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Local Leaders React To The Passage Of USMCA

On December 19, 2019 the United States House of Representatives passed the historic passage of the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). The...
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New Marketing Approaches Help Almond Exports Grow

By Ching Lee—Assistant Editor Ag Alert Despite retaliatory tariffs and uncertainty in key export markets for California almonds, demand for the nut...
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United States and South Korea Reach Agreement on Guaranteed Market Access for American Rice

Press Release provided by the USDA United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue are pleased to...
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Economic Study Bolsters Value of Generic Marketing Efforts by Pistachio Industry

Press Release Provide By American Pistachio Growers American Pistachio Growers’ (APG) efforts to reduce or eliminate trade barriers in several key overseas...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces a New Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from...

Press Release Provided by the U.S. Department of commerce Last night, the U.S. Department of Commerce initialed a draft agreement with Mexican...

April Beef and Pork Exports below 2018 Levels; Lamb Still Trending Higher

Press Release: Provided by U.S. Meat Export Federation,www.usmef.org April exports of U.S. beef and pork were lower than a year ago while...

Tariffs on Mexican Cattle Will Restore Lost Opportunities for U.S. Cattle Producers

Press Release: Provided by R-CALF USA Billings, Mont. – According to R-CALF USA, the proposed implementation of a five percent tariff on...
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Farm Bureau Welcomes Lifting of Agricultural Tariffs

Press Release: California Farm Bureau Federation May 17, 2019 The California Farm Bureau Federation supports President Trump’s removal of steel and aluminum tariffs...
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Farm Leader Responds to Tariff Assistance Package

Press Release: California Farm Bureau Federation May 23, 2019 Expressing appreciation for the Trump administration’s broadened programs to ease the impact of retaliatory...
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USDA Announces Almonds Included in Second Trade Assistance Program

Press Release:  Provided by The Almond Board of California May 23, 2019 MODESTO, Calif – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced almonds...
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USDA Announces Support for Farmers Impacted By Unjustified Retaliation and Trade Disruption

Press Release: Provided by USDA (Release No. 0078.19) Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced...