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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, 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...
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...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., April 18, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has...
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2019 – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has...
Contact: Matt Swenson, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, mswenson@ustr.eop.gov, (202) 395-6654 WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 – The Obama Administration has secured another trade enforcement victory for American farmers, ranchers, and businesses...
United States Challenges Excessive Chinese Support for Rice, Wheat and Corn Obama Administration Files Complaint on Behalf of American Farmers, Alleging China has Broken its WTO Commitments for Rice, Wheat, and Corn WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama...
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...
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...