posted on December 18, 2015 at 3:05 PM
Mexico's government is offering its first deep-water oil and gas exploration blocks to bidders as part of the historic energy industry overhaul that opened the sector to private investment.
posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:05 PM
The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that Canada and Mexico can slap more than $1 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for meat labeling rules it says discriminated against Mexican and Canadian livestock.
posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM
More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday.
posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:42 PM
A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
posted on April 25, 2014 at 11:18 AM
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's new food labeling rules were supposed to help fight an obesity epidemic, but activists and experts said Monday they may actually encourage the public to consume high levels of sugar.
The debate over sugar has grown...
posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:53 PM
While it changed the country in some fundamental ways, the treaty never met many of its sweeping promises to close Mexico's wage gap with the United States.
posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:05 PM
Mexico's Congress has voted to open up the country's moribund state-run oil industry to private investment, following a raucous, hours-long debate over the most dramatic energy reform in decades.
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:55 PM
The FDA said it traced illnesses from the restaurants in Nebraska and Iowa to Taylor Farms de Mexico.
posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:18 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- ?An outbreak of the H7N3 bird flu virus in western Mexico has infected about 2.5 million chickens and led authorities to destroy or dispose of almost a million birds.
The country's Agriculture Department says that 129 farms...
posted on March 9, 2012 at 5:15 PM
U.S. pork producers had a banner year in 2011 and could be headed down that same path again in 2012, according to recent USDA data.
posted on March 9, 2012 at 1:11 PM
The Department of Agriculture kept domestic corn and soybean ending stock numbers steady while cutting wheat carryout modestly in the March WASDE report.
posted on December 2, 2011 at 2:30 PM
The sun-baked northern states of Mexico are suffering under the worst drought since the government began recording rainfall 70 years ago. Crops of corn, beans and oats are withering in the fields. About 1.7 million cattle have died of starvation...
posted on March 18, 2011 at 2:03 PM
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) -- As Texas farmhands prepared this winter to burn stalks of sugarcane for harvest along the Rio Grande, four masked men on ATVs suddenly surrounded the crew members and ordered them to leave.
posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM
LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- Mexican rancher Isidro Gutierrez watched with disgust as federal inspectors here chalked a long stripe on his steer's hindquarter.
posted on December 30, 2009 at 3:12 PM
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the world.