Bayer will present its new vegetable seeds portfolio at Fruit Logistica 2019, which begins February 6 in Berlin. The Delisher cherry plum tomato looks ripe for sampling.
The USDA’s Trade Promotion Program will provide $8.5 million to the Washington Apple Commission to grow export markets. The funds are to combat the impact from trade conflicts with foreign countries.
The fact that China is buying American-grown rice signals a slight thaw in relations in the trade war that has hit agriculture hard in the American heartland. If tariffs can be eliminated on other agricultural crops, that’s good news for horticulture too.