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Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
March 22, 2019
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FAS Farm Bill Listening Sessions

On March 22, 2019, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) held listening sessions to solicit input from stakeholders with an interest in agency programs authorized under the Trade Title of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2019. Thanks all the...
Some people use speed dating to find life partners, but U.S. seafood exporters recently applied the concept to finding new trading partners. On March 10, Food Export-Northeast organized an event in Boston where 17 U.S. sellers met with 15 interested...
Buyers from around the world browse the USA Pavilion at BIOFACH 2017, the world’s largest organic trade show. The United States is the world’s premier producer and supplier of organic food and agriculture products and 24 U.S. companies recently had...
U.S. organic companies exhibit at the SIAL Paris 2014 trade show. The U.S. organic industry is taking advantage of growing opportunities to market its products in Europe. Thanks to the support of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), American...
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...
Spring is here and brings with it many fresh healthy foods, including blueberries. Known for their antioxidants, vitamins and fiber, blueberries are a healthy option that is becoming more popular around the world and the U.S. blueberry industry is...
“Wayo-settchu” is a Japanese concept, roughly meaning “a blending of Japanese and Western styles.” This idea can be applied to everything from fashion and architecture to music and cuisine. On February 22, 2014, the U.S. Agricultural Trade Office...
Recently, USDA announced that U.S. agricultural exports for fiscal year 2013 finished at another record level, continuing the strongest five-year period for such exports in our nation’s history. Much of this success is due to small businesses, which...
The Foreign Agricultural Service recognizes the U.S. agricultural exports grown, produced and harvested by American Indians across the country during Native American Heritage Month For more than 25 years, the Intertribal Agriculture Council has...
By Mary Ellen Smith, Agricultural Counselor, Foreign Agricultural Service, The Hague, Netherlands Last month, the Foreign Agricultural Service office in The Hague, Netherlands, partnered with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to highlight the...
When the astronauts aboard the International Space Station received a shipment of food recently, it included jam from a company called Stonewall Kitchen. Jonathan King and Jim Stott started selling their homemade jams from a folding table at a local...