Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 December 20, 2013 -- Yesterday, Agriculture Under Secretary Michael Scuse joined Tim Hamilton, executive director of Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast, as well as Dave Ramirez of Ohio...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs, (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded fiscal year 2013 funding to more than 70 U.S...
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it is accepting applications for 2014 funding for five export market development programs administered by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). “USDA’s market...
October 18, 2012
Feature

U.S. Beef a Hit With Belgian Chefs

The European Union (EU) is a relatively new market for U.S. beef exports. It wasn’t until August 2009 when the United States began exporting high-quality beef (marbled with a high fat content) to the EU under a negotiated tariff rate quota for non...
By Shubhi Misra, FAS Agricultural Specialist, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi While many Americans enjoyed time with family and friends grilling and preparing their favorite foods this past Independence Day, Indian consumers were learning about some of those...
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...
By Maria Arbulu, FAS Senior Marketing Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Ottawa, Canada Helping small- and medium-sized businesses to export their products is a cornerstone of the President’s National Export Initiative (NEI), which aims to double U.S. exports...
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded fiscal year 2011 funding to approximately 70 U.S. agricultural organizations to help...
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it is accepting applications for 2012 funding for five export market development programs administered by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service: the Market Access...