Posted by Phil Karsting, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service In mid-August, I traveled to Southeast Asia and witnessed firsthand the great strides being made to help increase food security and trade. I also came to appreciate the immense...
Deputy Under Secretary Alexis Taylor speaks with Mike Antle and his growers about exporting fresh produce. By Alexis Taylor, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services As the nation’s top producer and exporter of agricultural...
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...
It’s only been four months since the historic U.S.-Korea free trade agreement (KORUS) removed two thirds of the tariffs imposed on U.S. food and agricultural products exported to South Korea. But already, sales of U.S. fresh cherries are on the rise...
Exporting U.S. agricultural commodities to foreign markets is not always a seamless process, and sometimes uncertainty is the rule. However, two companies recently received honors for their ability to overcome international trade barriers and...