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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.
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.
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...
On October 5, FAS Administrator Ken Isley joined U.S. Chargé d’Affairs Robin Quinville for the grand opening of the USA Pavilion at the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany. Nearly 160 American companies participated in Anuga, the world’s largest...
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...
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...
FAS Acting Administrator Holly Higgins with the nine newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Lisa Ahramjian, Dan Archibald, Chris Bielecki, Alex Blamberg, Kyle Bonsu, Acting Administrator Higgins, Megan...
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...
U.S. organic companies exhibit at the SIAL Paris 2014 trade show. The U.S. organic industry is taking advantage of growing opportunities to market its products in Europe. Thanks to the support of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), American...
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: Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, June 13 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Europe next week to meet with agricultural and trade officials and stakeholders to discuss the expansion of agricultural trade...
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...