Monthly Archives: October 2016

EU to postpone free trade agreement with Canada

The European Union decided to postpone its final decision on the CETA free trade agreement with Canada. A number of member states, chiefly Belgium and Romania, had earlier expressed concerns about CETA. EU trade ministers in Luxembourg failed to agree on the details on the free trade deal with Canada on Tuesday. The decision has… Read more »

Cali apple growers at a competitive disadvantage

  California’s apple growers are in the midst of the harvest season right now. Alex Ott, executive director of the Clovis-based California Apple Commission, expects a 3% increase in production across the country. “California is the fifth largest producer of apples in the United States,” Ott explained. “We are the third largest exporter of apples… Read more »