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.
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: 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...
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...
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...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 15, 2012-The European Union and the United States announced today that beginning June 1, 2012, organic products certified in Europe or in the United States may be sold as...
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)...