MLB Submits Plan to Play in Toronto
The Canadian government says Major League Baseball has submitted a plan to play in Toronto and health authorities are examining it.
NCAA Moves Toward Allowing Athletes to be Paid Sponsors
The NCAA is moving closer to allowing Division I college athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorship deals they can strike on their own.
MLB Players say Pay Shouldn’t be Cut if Empty Ballparks
Major League Baseball players are upset over the prospect teams may seek additional pay cuts if games are played in empty ballparks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Olympians Become Trainers to Help Those Stranded at Home
Many professional athletes offering free online fitness classes and tips to an audience isolated at home to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ag News: China Promises to Make Good
W.H. economic adviser Larry Kudlow says China's president Xi has reassured President Trump that Beijing will meet purchase goals outlined in the Phase-One agreement.
Ag News: Beef Ban in NYC Schools
The New York City Council went forward with a citywide ban on processed meats in New York City schools, meaning no more bologna, salami, pepperoni or bacon.
Ag News: Protected Agriculture in Mexico
As of 2018, there were about 126,000 acres of protected agriculture in Mexico, a huge jump from the 325 acres planted in 2003.
Ag News: China Negotiators to D.C.
Chinese officials aren’t backing off plans to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, as talks remain on track for now despite the recent tariff threats.
Ag News: Trump’s Concerns on China
Trump dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned Washington’s labeling it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets.
Ag News: U.S. Dairy to SE Asia
Exports of U.S. dairy products to China have been hit hard by retaliatory tariffs, falling 43% since tariffs were imposed last summer, but as exports to China drop.
Ag News: RFS Lowers Gas Prices
The Renewable Fuel Standard has lowered gas prices by an average of 22 cents per gallon in recent years and saved the typical American household $250 annually.
Ag News: March Milk Production Down
March milk production falls despite more per cow milk output, while cheese exports are on the rise. Milk production in March fell by 0.4%.