That’s a lot of tomato sauce

Columbia County, Pennsylvania - The Krum family of Columbia County, got more than they bargained for from their tomato plant this year, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. It continued growing all summer long, ultimately reaching a height of 22 feet and bearing more cherry tomatoes than the family could stomach. 

USS Kearsarge ARG Completes Live-Fire Missile Exercise

Atlantic Ocean - The units of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) participated in a live-fire missile exercise (MISSILEX), Sunday.

Ukraine Passes Key Hurdle in Implementation of Minsk Peace Agreements

Washington, DC - The United States congratulates Ukraine’s Parliament and Ukrainian leadership on extending the law on special status for Russia-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine. Extending this law, which would have expired yesterday, demonstrates Ukraine’s continued commitment to a peaceful resolution of the conflict and implementation of the Minsk agreements. Ukraine’s brave step towards peace stands in sharp comparison to Russia’s continued failure to fulfill its Minsk commitments.

State Department Announces 23rd Experience America Visit to Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina - The U.S. Department of State and the Office of the Chief of Protocol are proud to announce the 23rd Experience America trip to Charleston, S.C. with members of the foreign Diplomatic Corps, October 14-16, 2018.

Different Perspective on the Immigration Controversy

Sacramento, California - With immigration becoming a hot-button issue within the political arena, those in agriculture have a deeper insight into this controversial topic. Arnoldo Torres, of the National Institute for Latino Policies out of Sacramento and partner with the public policy consulting firm Torres & Torres, has long been a leading voice for immigration within the ag sector—while realizing both countries (America and Mexico) need to do their part.

Curacao Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer congratulations to the people of Curacao on Curacao Day.