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The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
The USDA quarterly trade forecast released August 26 projects FY 2021 and 2022 U.S. farm exports at record levels.
The quarterly trade forecast released today projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion from last fiscal year and $7 billion from USDA’s previous forecast.
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, July 1, 2020 – Today, The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into force, replacing the decades-old NAFTA. USMCA is a better deal for America’s farmers, consumers and workers that will set them...
January 29, 2020
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Secretary Perdue Statement on USMCA Signing

Secretary Perdue Statement on USMCA Signing
Contact: press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., December 10, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced...
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@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor seven trade missions in 2019 to expand export opportunities for U.S. agriculture across the globe, Under Secretary for...
CONTACT: USDA Press Office, press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The great...