November 18, 2019
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Push for USMCA passage: U.S., Mexico leaders discuss need for ratification
Trade partners in Mexico are anxiously waiting for the U.S. Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently visited Mexico as part of an agricultural trade mission, where trade was discussed by leaders of both countries.

Measuring Footprints: Food companies turning to sustainability tracking service
Dave Stanko
Food companies are answering customer demands by looking for better ways to collect, analyze and disseminate information on how food is produced, particularly in terms of sustainability. Nutrien Ag Solutions is working with food companies that have made commitments to proving the environmental impacts of their supply chain, and because a large portion of their environmental footprint is generated by the agricultural portion of the supply chain, they want agricultural data to better understand their current footprint.

Filling China’s pork gap: Opportunities for U.S. exporters
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China will recover from African swine fever and rebuild its swine herd. But even as it does, there still could be a place for U.S. pork — provided the industry can get in prime position to cater to a changing Chinese consumer demand. “Pork 2040: A China Market Assessment” is a study that examined the current pork demand situation in China and what the demand — and supply — will likely be going forward.

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