May 8, 2023
AIM for Climate Summit Opens with Global Food Systems Innovation and Climate-Smart Agriculture Initiatives
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, co-host for the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate Summit, today announced during the Summit’s opening plenary that AIM for Climate partners from around the globe are increasing investment in, and support for, climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation.
Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, and the United States issued a joint statement following the conclusion of the 2022 APEC Food Security Ministers Meeting hosted by Thailand.
February 21, 2022
U.S. Advances Innovation at Inaugural AIM for Climate Ministerial
At the first AIM for Climate ministerial meeting in Dubai, Secretary Vilsack called on AIM for Climate partners to continue on their ambitious path towards addressing global climate change and hunger challenges.
February 14, 2022
Sec. Vilsack to Lead Trade Mission, Hold Events on Climate Change in UAE
From February 18-22, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission and hold events focused on the United States’ commitment to working with international partners to combat climate change.
April 23, 2021
Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate
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.
November 5, 2015
Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Release of Text for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
CONTACT: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement regarding the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. "The release of the text of the...
October 5, 2015
Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
CONTACT: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement following the successful conclusion of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership: "An agreement...
February 1, 2013
USDA Preserves $4 Billion in Agricultural Exports in 2012 by Knocking Down Barriers to Trade
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...
September 12, 2011
USDA Expands Export Opportunities for American Cherry Producers
After 10 years of negotiations, U.S. cherries can now be exported to Western Australia, making cherries the first U.S. fresh fruit to gain access to that market.
June 17, 2011
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Leads U.S. Delegation to G-20 Summit of Agricultural Ministers
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...