Secretary Vilsack issued a statement regarding today’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that the United States is requesting technical consultations with Mexico under the USMCA.
January 23, 2023
Statement by USDA, USTR Officials Regarding Meetings in Mexico Today
USDA Under Secretary Alexis Taylor and USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Doug McKalip met with Mexican officials regarding the presidential decree to phase out the use and importation of genetically engineered corn and other products.
December 16, 2022
Joint Statement from Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Tai after Meeting with Mexican Government Officials
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U,.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai released the following statement after meeting with a delegation of senior Mexican Government officials in Washington, D.C.
November 28, 2022
Secretary Vilsack Statement on Trip to Mexico, Meetings with President López Obrador and Cabinet Officials
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statement after his meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on the U.S.- Mexico bilateral trade relationship and its importance for U.S. farmers, ranchers and producers.
September 21, 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Invests $178 Million in International Food for Progress Projects
USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
September 19, 2022
USDA Funds Six International Research Projects on Climate-Smart Agriculture
FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
Secretary Vilsack and Mexico Agriculture Secretary Victor Villalobos met this week to continue cooperation on shared priorities including open trade, science-based policy making, and sustainable and climate-smart agricultural production.
October 20, 2021
Joint Statement from U.S. and Mexican Agriculture Secretaries
Mexican Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos and United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued a joint statement at the conclusion of their bilateral meeting in Ames, Iowa, today.
August 27, 2021
USDA Forecasts Record Farm Exports for FY 2021 & 2022
The USDA quarterly trade forecast released August 26 projects FY 2021 and 2022 U.S. farm exports at record levels.
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.
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Niigata, Japan, May 12, 2019 – Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders met today on the margins of the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Niigata, Japan, affirming their intent to work together to champion global food security...
May 11, 2019
Joint Statement of Agriculture Leaders on LLP
Contact: Press@oc.usda.gov Niigata, Japan, May 11, 2019 – The Ministers of Agriculture from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States highlighted that food demand is rising while agricultural production faces significant constraints, such as...