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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.
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.
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.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about climate, sustainability, conservation, innovation, technology, research, and related issues at the Brussels-based Forum for the Future of Agriculture on March 21, 2021.
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...
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...
CONTACT: USDA Press Office, press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, July 27, 2018 - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding this week’s European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on newer mutagenesis methods...
U.S. exhibitors at the 25th annual Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Brussels, Belgium, recorded their largest catch on record with projected 12-month sales of $895 million and on-sites sales of $136 million. This success was a huge win for the U.S...
Contact: Matt Swenson, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, mswenson@ustr.eop.gov, (202) 395-6654 WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 – The Obama Administration announced today that the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is taking...
Two years ago this month, the United States and the European Union (EU) implemented an organic equivalence arrangement, meaning products that are certified as organic in the U.S. can also be sold as organic in the EU, and vice versa. This arrangement...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 December 20, 2013 -- Yesterday, Agriculture Under Secretary Michael Scuse joined Tim Hamilton, executive director of Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast, as well as Dave Ramirez of Ohio...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-3088 WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade today. USDA projects that Fiscal Year 2013 agricultural exports will reach $140...