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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.
The American agricultural industry posted its highest annual export levels ever recorded in 2021, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today.
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.
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...
Representatives from nearly 50 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations will join Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Ken Isley on a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 5-8.
CONTACT: press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., March 28, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement today regarding the agreement in principle reached by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Republic of...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an agreement with the government of South Korea that significantly reduces negative...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level...
August 17, 2017
News Release

South Korea Lifts U.S. Poultry Ban

Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the government of South Korea has lifted its ban on imports of U.S. poultry and poultry...
Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Reopening of Korea Market to U.S. Poultry “Following extensive engagement with USDA’s technical experts, the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has announced that U.S. poultry producers can...
Ten newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Sean Cox, Mark Wallace, Abraham Inouye, Gene Kim, Kirsten Luxbacher, Neil Mikulski, Mary Rose Parrish, Amanda Hinkle, and Ben Rau Contact: FAS Public Affairs (202)...
Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 – Organic processed products certified in the United States or Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country. This will allow American organic farmers, processors, and...