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Testimony by USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
In this new panel proceeding, the United States is challenging Canada’s revised dairy TRQ allocation measures. Through these measures, Canada undermines the market access it agreed to provide in the USMCA.
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.
The U.S. is requesting new dispute settlement consultations with Canada under the USMCA regarding Canada’s dairy TRQ allocation measures.
USDA and USTR are accepting applications for new members to serve on agricultural trade advisory committees. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Jan. 31, 2023.
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.
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.
November 15, 2022
Communications to Congress

U.S. Specialty Crops Trade Issues – 2021 Report to Congress

At the 2022 UN Climate Conference, Secretary Vilsack highlighted USDA's initiatives and investments in climate-smart agriculture, noting that global food security depends upon the ability of farmers worldwide to increase productivity while strengthening climate resilience and minimizing climate impacts.
Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh traveled to Bali Sept. 27-29 to attend the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting, making the case for joint action on food security, climate, agricultural innovation, sustainable productivity growth, and closer global integration through trade.
Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, and the United States issued a joint statement following the conclusion of the 2022 APEC Food Security Ministers Meeting hosted by Thailand.
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh led a USDA trade mission to the United Kingdom June 22-24, joined by leaders from U.S. businesses, farm organizations, and state government agencies who worked together to open doors, strengthen...