Farmers know that the seed they plant has patent protection. Even the non-GMO varieties and hybrids they buy have plant variety protection under the farm bill’s Plant Variety Protection Act.
That’s basically the only good advice offered after days of talks and congressional hearings as President Donald Trump ramped up the trade battle with China on Thursday by signing an executive order creating as much as $60 billion in new tariffs on high-tech products made in China and restricting Chinese[…]Read More »
“Most of the oranges and grapefruit were not yet ready to be harvested,” said Brad Rippey, a USDA meteorologist. “So I’m afraid we’ll see a lot of green fruit that was tossed to the ground because of the storm winds.” Read moreRead More »