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Drought in US Corn Belt; food supply in jeopardy

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 15:00

The US government has slashed estimates for global food supply after a drought withered corn and soybean crops in mid-west part of the country.

US to prepare to send staff to Japan for beef talks: Vilsack

Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 18:05

Visiting US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Thursday that Washington will prepare to send officials to Japan as part of efforts to ease Tokyo`s restrictions on US beef imports because of mad cow disease concerns.