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USDA announces trade missions for 2024

- General News
USDA has announced its planned trade missions for 2024 as well as its increased investments to grow U.S. agricultural export markets

The inedible square watermelon

- Analysis
Watermelons, however delicious, do not come in the most convenient shapes. The traditional huge oblong watermelon is being challenged by the smaller round type—better suited to present family sizes, but still clumsy for cutting and cubing. The Japanese would appear to have the answer with square, or rather cubical, watermelons.

Congressional push for potato exports to Japan

- Analysis
On May 11, 35 members of Congress sent a letter to agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to press Japan to open its market to imports of fresh potatoes from the United States.

Suzuki Farm updates logo and website

- General News
Suzuki Farm, a Delaware-based farm, announced that it has launched an updated logo and website.

U.S.-Japan trade agreement cuts tariffs on many fresh produce items

- General News

PRESS RELEASE The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement will provide America’s farmers and ranchers enhanced market access in …