California faced record wildfires in 2020. The fight against wildfire is global, with help from international firefighters and gear.
About Sarah Hubbart
Sarah Hubbart provides communications strategy, content creation, and social media management for TradeVistas. A native of rural Northern California, Sarah has melded communications and policy throughout her career in Washington, D.C., serving in government affairs, issues management, and coalition building roles in the agricultural sector. She is an alum of California State University, Chico and George Washington University.
Entries by Sarah Hubbart
The dinosaur fossil trade is raising concerns within the scientific community, who worry that rare fossils in private collections won’t be available for future scientific study. The debate boils down to this: are dinosaur bones a commodity? Or a common good?
USMCA eliminated trade barriers for most agricultural exports but some American growers argue that the tomato suspension agreement doesn’t do enough to protect against imports of increasingly competitive seasonal produce from Mexico.
Renewed investment in rural infrastructure like roads, waterways, and broadband would help American farmers compete in the global economy.
U.S. pig farmers want to help the world bring home the (American) bacon through exports. But the pork industry faces volatile markets and supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and African Swine Fever overseas.
Immigrants play an increasingly crucial role in our food system. Travel restrictions and government closures due to COVID-19 are adding to the concerns about America’s shortage of farm workers who use the H-2A visa.
Even the National Parks can’t escape the economic impact of COVID-19. Learn how coronavirus affects tourism in National Park gateway communities and international U.S. trade exports.