The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has awarded fiscal year 2022 funding to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand commercial export markets for U.S. goods.
Spring is here and brings with it many fresh healthy foods, including blueberries. Known for their antioxidants, vitamins and fiber, blueberries are a healthy option that is becoming more popular around the world and the U.S. blueberry industry is...
The Foreign Agricultural Service recognizes the U.S. agricultural exports grown, produced and harvested by American Indians across the country during Native American Heritage Month For more than 25 years, the Intertribal Agriculture Council has...
By Mary Ellen Smith, Agricultural Counselor, Foreign Agricultural Service, The Hague, Netherlands Last month, the Foreign Agricultural Service office in The Hague, Netherlands, partnered with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to highlight the...
When the astronauts aboard the International Space Station received a shipment of food recently, it included jam from a company called Stonewall Kitchen. Jonathan King and Jim Stott started selling their homemade jams from a folding table at a local...
Contact: FAS Public Affairs, (202) 720-7115 WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded fiscal year 2013 funding to more than 70 U.S...
With its rapidly developing economy and expanding middle class, Turkey has become an important market for U.S. food and agricultural products over the past decade. It’s also the destination of the next USDA agricultural trade mission from June 10-14...
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it is accepting applications for 2014 funding for five export market development programs administered by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). “USDA’s market...

By Sue Heinen, FAS Administrator Recently, I traveled to the Middle East to meet with local and U.S. Embassy leaders to discuss agricultural strategy within the region. Towards the end of my two-week journey, I also had the opportunity to meet with U...

October 18, 2012
Feature

U.S. Beef a Hit With Belgian Chefs

The European Union (EU) is a relatively new market for U.S. beef exports. It wasn’t until August 2009 when the United States began exporting high-quality beef (marbled with a high fat content) to the EU under a negotiated tariff rate quota for non...
By Shubhi Misra, FAS Agricultural Specialist, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi While many Americans enjoyed time with family and friends grilling and preparing their favorite foods this past Independence Day, Indian consumers were learning about some of those...
It’s only been four months since the historic U.S.-Korea free trade agreement (KORUS) removed two thirds of the tariffs imposed on U.S. food and agricultural products exported to South Korea. But already, sales of U.S. fresh cherries are on the rise...