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U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.
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.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 – Following the virtual G-20 Agriculture and Water Ministers Meeting hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sept. 12, top agricultural officials from five Western Hemisphere countries – Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to early and mid-career...
December 23, 2019
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2019—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 126,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2019/2020 marketing year; and Changes in destinations...
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky and FAS Administrator Ken Isley with the 11 newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Andre Bradley, Ben Boroughs, Daniel Alvarado, Olutayo Akingbe, Sarah Gilleski...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Niigata, Japan, May 12, 2019 – Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders met today on the margins of the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Niigata, Japan, affirming their intent to work together to champion global food security...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Niigata, Japan, May 11, 2019 – The Ministers of Agriculture from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States highlighted that food demand is rising while agricultural production faces significant constraints, such as...
November 9, 2018
Stakeholder Notice

Accepting Applications for 2019 Borlaug Fellowships

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2019 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists...
Preliminary Results from Southern Africa Ag Trade Mission USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney said during a media call-back from Cape Town, South Africa, that the Southern Africa trade mission appears to be...
Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-711 WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission to Southern Africa Oct. 29-Nov. 2, joined by U.S...