Today, the Chinese government announced plans to increase tariffs by 5 to 10 percent on a $75 billion worth of U.S. exports – including virtually every type of agricultural commodity – on September 1, 2019. This increase will be added on top of the 15 percent increase (imposed spring 2018) and 25 percent increase (imposed summer 2018) that are already in place. The following are included in the new retaliation list:

Tracey Chow

Western Growers members are invited to GROWING INNOVATIONS—a breakthrough conference and exhibition specifically created to gather growers and advisors from across all specialty crops to resolve the industry’s most pressing challenges. The conference aims to help farmers adapt their operation to the realities of today’s ever-changing farming ecosystem. The event will be held on November 13-14, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Stephanie Metzinger

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