Indiana to require permit to import 37 fish species
Fish owners must acquire a state-issued permit before importing fish species that are susceptible to viral hemorrhagic septicemia – in accord with new rules enacted by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.
Deal with Japan is crucial to new Pacific trade pact
The United States and Japan started talking trade in 1853, after Commodore Matthew Perry anchored four U.S. naval steamboats in Tokyo Bay, not budging until he got to talk trade with high-level Japanese officials.
How Republicans’ congressional wins may impact U.S. ag policy
The shifting political landscape after last week’s Republican wins could impact farm policy, especially in the U.S. Senate, where Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is expected to chair the agriculture committee.