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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.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
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, January 19, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 132,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2021/2022 marketing year; Export sales of 128,000...
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...
Contact: press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., November 14, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue welcome Brazil’s implementation of an annual duty-free tariff rate quota (TRQ) of 750,000...
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...
FAS Administrator Ken Isley with the five newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Barrett Bumpas, Administrator Isley, Rhiannon Elms, Lindsay Malecha, Evgenia Ustinova, and Ryan Bedford. Contact: FAS Public...
February 12, 2018
Stakeholder Notice

FY2018 Turkish Bank Modifications (GSM-102)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today announced that approved Turkish banks under the Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102) are now approved to transact business in Israel. This is in addition to their...
It's been a busy fall for the FAS Cochran Fellowship Program. In September and October 2017, more than 200 Cochran Fellows from 32 countries traveled to the United States to enhance their knowledge and technical skills. The fellows, many of them...