agriculture

Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

U.S. regulators are poised to issue long-delayed restrictions on excessive speculation in oil and metals markets after tougher proposals stalled during the Obama administration, said three people with
Kepler will build its small satellites at a new manufacturing facility in Toronto

Kepler will build its small satellites at a new manufacturing facility in Toronto

Satellite communications startup Kepler will manufacture its small satellites going forward at a new 5,000-square foot facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada . The company is working with partners
Tariffs and More Tariffs — They Aren’t Going Away in 2020

Tariffs and More Tariffs — They Aren’t Going Away in 2020

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Drink It While You Can: Climate Crisis Puts 85 Percent of Wine Regions at Risk

Drink It While You Can: Climate Crisis Puts 85 Percent of Wine Regions at Risk

The climate crisis is changing all aspects of human life, from the communities we live in to the air we breathe to the food we eat. Thinking about it is terrifying. It makes me want a glass of wine to
U.S. Farm Chief Hears European Gripes Over Trump’s Trade Policy

U.S. Farm Chief Hears European Gripes Over Trump’s Trade Policy

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue became the latest American official to face European Union complaints about U.S. threats to global trade rules and punitive tariffs on EU farm goods.
U.S., EU Sketch Battle Lines to Reset Trade Talks

U.S., EU Sketch Battle Lines to Reset Trade Talks

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Britain Is Giving Citizens a Chance to Shape the Climate Fight

Britain Is Giving Citizens a Chance to Shape the Climate Fight

An assembly of 110 people will recommend policies to aim for net-zero emissions by 2050.
Brussels Edition: Serving Oysters to Trump

Brussels Edition: Serving Oysters to Trump

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
In Bid for Trump Trade Deal, EU Turns to Shellfish from Soybeans

In Bid for Trump Trade Deal, EU Turns to Shellfish from Soybeans

The European Union hopes to achieve a big breakthrough in transatlantic trade relations with small fry.
Vast Locust Swarm Casts Shadow Over East African Food Security

Vast Locust Swarm Casts Shadow Over East African Food Security

The worst desert-locust plague in Kenya in 70 years is threatening to spread further into East Africa, jeopardizing food security.
Zimbabwe Food Crisis Worsens With Few Signs of Corn Imports

Zimbabwe Food Crisis Worsens With Few Signs of Corn Imports

Zimbabwe insists it’s prepared to deal with a deepening food crisis, but the United Nations says that so far there’s little evidence that enough corn is coming in to feed the drought-stricken nation’s
WTO Takes Center Stage in Trump’s Global Trade Drama

WTO Takes Center Stage in Trump’s Global Trade Drama

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Trump Hails Trade Deal for U.S. Farms, China Has Other Plans

Trump Hails Trade Deal for U.S. Farms, China Has Other Plans

Donald Trump’s trade truce with Beijing included a pledge to buy billions of dollars of U.S. foodstuffs over the next two years, reopening one of the most important export markets for America’s farm

Unearth the future of agriculture at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI with the CEOs of Traptic, FarmWise and Pyka

Farming is one of the oldest professions, but today those amber waves of grain (and soy) are a test bed for sophisticated robotic solutions to problems farmers have had for millennia. Learn about the
Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

President Donald Trump came to Davos espousing his economic and trade policies as models for the world, sending some warm and some mixed messages to European nations that have endured his tariff
Macron, Trump May Have Tariff Truce in 2020 Digital Tax Fight

Macron, Trump May Have Tariff Truce in 2020 Digital Tax Fight

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump agreed to a truce in their dispute over digital taxes that will mean neither France nor the U.S. will impose punitive tariffs this year, a French diplomat

Waiter, There’s a Climate Surcharge in My Soup

American restaurant diners don’t usually blink before adding an extra 15-20 percent tip onto their bills. In recent years, San Francisco’s eaters have even (mostly) grown accustomed to paying up to
Poll: Trump Approval Among Farmers Hits Record High at 83%

Poll: Trump Approval Among Farmers Hits Record High at 83%

Support for President Donald Trump among American farmers is on the rise, according to a new poll released this week.
Philippines Keeps Guard on Deadly Volcano Eruption Amid Quakes

Philippines Keeps Guard on Deadly Volcano Eruption Amid Quakes

The Philippines maintained its second-highest alert for Taal as the deadly volcano continued to generate weak explosions and earthquakes a week after it started emitting ash and steam.
Berlin Protest to Support Environment-Friendly Farming

Berlin Protest to Support Environment-Friendly Farming

Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest Saturday in Berlin that included farmers with more than 150 tractors.