May 8, 2023
AIM for Climate Summit Opens with Global Food Systems Innovation and Climate-Smart Agriculture Initiatives
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, co-host for the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate Summit, today announced during the Summit’s opening plenary that AIM for Climate partners from around the globe are increasing investment in, and support for, climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation.
June 16, 2022
USDA to Partner with Ukraine to Strengthen Agricultural Collaboration, Fight Global Food Insecurity
USDA and Ukraine's Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food are entering into a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance coordination between the U.S. and Ukrainian agriculture and food sectors and build a strategic partnership to address food security.
February 21, 2022
U.S. Advances Innovation at Inaugural AIM for Climate Ministerial
At the first AIM for Climate ministerial meeting in Dubai, Secretary Vilsack called on AIM for Climate partners to continue on their ambitious path towards addressing global climate change and hunger challenges.
February 14, 2022
Sec. Vilsack to Lead Trade Mission, Hold Events on Climate Change in UAE
From February 18-22, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to lead a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission and hold events focused on the United States’ commitment to working with international partners to combat climate change.
February 4, 2022
U.S., EU Resume Trade in Live, Bivalve Shellfish
On February 4, 2022, the United States and European Union concluded negotiations to allow for resumption of bilateral trade in bivalve molluscan shellfish.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
The government of India has agreed to allow imports of U.S. pork and pork products into India, removing a longstanding barrier to U.S. agricultural trade.
November 3, 2021
U.S., EU Launch Collaboration Platform on Agriculture
The Collaboration Platform on Agriculture is the first real opportunity in almost a decade for the United States and European Union to work in partnership to ensure a sustainable, climate-smart future for agriculture.
May 26, 2021
USDA Forecasts Record Farm Exports in FY 2021
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.
April 23, 2021
Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate
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.
December 16, 2020
FAS Keeps U.S. Agriculture Connected to the World in 2020
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2020 – Despite the challenges 2020 brought, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) continued to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pursuit of global trade opportunities for American agriculture, successfully delivering on...
November 2, 2020
Economic and Food Security Impacts of EU Farm to Fork Strategy
On November 2, 2020, USDA's Economic Research Service released a report looking at the potential economic and related impacts of the European Commission’s proposed Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies. Economic and Food Security Impacts of...