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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.

9 mind-blowing facts about the US farming industry

The US farming industry contributes more than $100 billion to the economy — but it's being threatened by trade wars and climate change.
The raspberry-picking robot.

This fruit-picking robot can pick up to 25,000 raspberries a day, and it could someday replace human workers

The robot is being developed by Fieldwork Robotics, the brainchild of Dr. Martin Stoelen, a lecturer in robotics at Plymouth University.

13 mind-blowing facts about Florida’s economy

Florida has one of the biggest economies in the United States, and has a larger GDP than Turkey, Switzerland, and Argentina.
Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario.

Patagonia is going all in on a little-known farming technique its founder calls ‘the number one thing humans can do to combat global warming....

Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario is pushing for more companies to adopt regenerative organic agriculture.
The gene-editing tool Crispr can be used to make mushrooms that don't brown or strawberries with a longer shelf life.

We’ll be eating the first Crispr’d foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool

A UC Berkeley geneticist who helped invent the gene-editing tool Crispr told Business Insider its most profound impacts will be on agriculture.

Record flooding is devastating the Midwest and could saddle Nebraska’s farmers with nearly $1 billion of damage

Record flooding has devastated farmers across the Midwest, hitting them with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage to crops and livestock.