A culinary student from Lyceum of the Philippines University uses U.S. almonds to make mousse. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines) Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary...
Agricultural Attaché Paul Welcher (right) had the difficult task of selecting the “Best American Burger” in Pattaya, Thailand, this spring during an FAS-sponsored competition promoting U.S. food products. It’s grilling season here in the United...
The first U.S. dairy cattle shipped to Pakistan in 17 years are loaded onto trucks for their journey to the FAS-supported demonstration farm at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences near Lahore. U.S. dairy cows are back in Pakistan for the...
USDA Under Secretary Michael Scuse talks with Florida agriculture leaders at the Port of Tampa about the importance of Trade Promotion Authority. By Rick Dantzler, Florida State Executive Director, Farm Service Agency Recently, I had the pleasure of...
BBC News recently highlighted how the Food for Progress program is helping boost productivity and prosperity for farmers in Ethiopia. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30144473 Source - BBC News / bbc.co.uk - © 2013 BBC
China’s growing middle class and rising demand for high-quality food products have led to a boom in the country’s dairy sector. With the help of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the Cochran Fellowship Program, U.S. alfalfa hay producers...
PHOTO (above): Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden meets with Ethiopian farm owner Yetemwork Tilahun, who has built a successful dairy operation with the support of USDA’s Food for Progress Program. By Michael Francom, Agricultural Counselor...
By Phil Karsting, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service 2013 was a record year for America agricultural exports, with $141 billion in sales and an additional $180 billion in related business activity. We expect even greater things in 2014, when...

By Sue Heinen, FAS Administrator Recently, I traveled to the Middle East to meet with local and U.S. Embassy leaders to discuss agricultural strategy within the region. Towards the end of my two-week journey, I also had the opportunity to meet with U...

February 14, 2013
Feature

Ambassadors of Cheese

For 80 years, Rogue Creamery has been passionate about the art of cheese making. This small company located in Oregon’s scenic Rogue River Valley produces a variety of handcrafted artisan cheeses using milk from its dairies. Its blue cheeses are...
Sabado Josè Maria, a former crop farmer in Mozambique, has more than doubled his income thanks to support and training he received in a USDA-funded Land O’Lakes dairy project. A partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Land O...
By organizing and executing agricultural trade missions, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is helping U.S. exports thrive around the world. In 2011 alone, USDA led 57 U.S. agribusinesses on missions to Peru, Indonesia, Vietnam, Colombia and...