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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.
The Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate will increase and accelerate global innovation research and development on agriculture and food systems in support of climate action.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2020 – Despite the challenges 2020 brought, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) continued to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pursuit of global trade opportunities for American agriculture, successfully delivering on...
Washington, D.C., Jan. 2, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., April 17, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Tunisia and the United States have finalized U.S. export...
Contact: press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into...
CONTACT: USDA Press Office, press@oc.usda.gov Washington, DC, August 7, 2018 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial...
Statement by Ambassador Michael Froman and Secretary Tom Vilsack on Reopening of Saudi Arabia to U.S. Beef Washington, D.C. - Ambassador Michael Froman and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the following statement upon the decision by...
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...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today highlighted how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) resolved dozens of export issues in 2012, freeing up an estimated $4 billion in U.S. agricultural and forestry exports and...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead the U.S. government’s delegation to the G-20 Summit of Agricultural Ministers in Paris on June 22 and 23. The focus of the...