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.
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...
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: 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) 720-3088 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...
Contact: Carol Guthrie (USTR) cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov Courtney Rowe (USDA) Courtney.Rowe@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013—Today, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the European...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today highlighted how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) resolved dozens of export issues in 2012, freeing up an estimated $4 billion in U.S. agricultural and forestry exports and...
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 -- Today, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Isi Siddiqui and United States Department of Agriculture Acting Under Secretary Michael Scuse issued the following joint statement regarding the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC)...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead the U.S. government’s delegation to the G-20 Summit of Agricultural Ministers in Paris on June 22 and 23. The focus of the...