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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The US and Japan are holding trade talks, and a deal could settle shaky markets

Americans want to export more beef and pork to Japan, while the Japanese want to avoid upcoming automobile tariffs.
Felix Munk, head of the beekeeper organization Stadtimker, holds a honeycomb with bees at the rooftop of the Austrian chancellery in Vienna July 16, 2012.

40% of US honeybee colonies disappeared last year. This is what the world would look like without any bees at all.

Bee populations are in decline. Without them, food like nuts, fruits, and vegetables would become more expensive and rare.

Farmers slam Trump’s China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — ‘farmers do not want a payout’

"Farmers do not want to live on government payments," a farm group said. "They want certainty in markets so they can sell their goods for a good price."

Our food system accounts for a whopping 37% of greenhouse-gas emissions, a UN report found. But it could also offer a solution to the climate crisis.

Changing the way we farm and manage land could counteract rising greenhouse-gas emissions, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

US farmers are slamming Trump — saying ‘trade policy is not a game’ and China tariffs will plague ranchers for ‘decades’...

Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, told Bloomberg that Trump's tariffs would hurt American farmers — part of his own voter base.

How a small stake in Beyond Meat turned into $135 million for a traditional agriculture company

On a call with analysts, the CEO of Bunge said that the Beyond Meat venture is an important vehicle in the competitive landscape.
US President Donald Trump participates in a round-table discussion with business leaders at Northeast Iowa Community College on July 26, 2018 in Peosta, Iowa.

Trump says China is ‘letting us down’ by not buying American farm exports

Chinese officials haven't publicly acknowledged any explicit commitment on US agricultural purchases.

OPINION: The United Nations is failing the world’s most vulnerable people. Here’s how to fix it.

The UN has "fundamental flaws that lead in many instances to fatal errors" and needs a major overhaul to address growing global problems.

Chipotle drops as Trump’s Mexico tariffs threaten to raise its guacamole costs

Chipotle's stock slid 2%in pre-market trading as investors braced for tariffs on Mexican avocados to drive up its guacamole costs.

Global markets fall as trade war escalation and Mexico tariffs fuel a ‘triple hit of bad news’

Stocks fell on the news of Trump's tariffs on Mexican goods, China's rare-earth plans, and a contraction in Chinese manufacturing.