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  1. FILE PHOTO: A cigarette butt lies on a street in New York

    Exclusive: How COVID-19 stimulus money will end up in US tobacco farmers' pockets

    U.S. government aid payments to tobacco farmers will be channeled through a new account within the office of the agriculture secretary, an unusual ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Workers sort eggs after pasteurization at the National Pasteurized Eggs plant in Lansing

    Trump administration rolls back US inspection rules for egg products

    The Trump administration said on Wednesday it will stop requiring U.S. plants that produce egg products to have full-time government inspectors, ...
  3. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

    Frozen US pork supplies fell by 25% after virus hit meat plants, USDA says

    America's frozen pork inventories were down 25 per cent from a year earlier at the end of June, the US Agriculture Department said on Wednesday, ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, New York City

    US food aid program launches with companies scrambling to deliver

    Texas-based CRE8AD8 LLC bid for a federal government contract to quickly rescue food from struggling farmers and deliver it to U.S. food banks as ...
  5. US farmers

    Trump says he is speeding help to farmers hurt by coronavirus dislocation

    US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has directed his agriculture secretary to expedite help to farmers, especially small farmers, hurt ...
  6. Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund in Shanghai

    USDA, USTR cite progress on farm provisions of US-China trade deal

    The United States and China have made progress in implementing the agriculture-related provisions of a Phase 1 trade deal that took effect on Feb.
  7. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump hosts U.S.-China trade signing ceremony at the White House in Wash

    US farmers still dependent on trade aid after China deal

    As U.S. President Donald Trump touted the signing of a U.S.-China trade deal in January, he told cash-strapped farmers they would soon need bigger ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Pigs are seen on a farm at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China

    Going whole hog: US tells exporters to report pig carcass sales as China buying soars

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday that commodity exporters must disclose sales of hog carcasses, giving officials and traders more ...