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A number of the Philippines’ top agricultural leaders share a common bond: They are alumni of USDA’s Cochran Fellowship Program. They came together during the FAS trade mission in Manila last month to discuss how their fellowships have shaped their careers and the future agriculture in the Phillipines.
Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley led a USDA trade mission to the Philippines, July 18-21. He was joined by representatives from 29 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations and 10 state departments of agriculture, working...
The recent USDA trade mission to Dubai included site visits to local importers and agribusinesses. Among them was the world's largest camel-milking farm, which uses California-grown feed.
Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
Beginning July 23, all eyes will be on Japan as it hosts the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. For me, this summer’s Olympics is the perfect blend of things that I’m passionate about – there’s cycling, there’s an international governing body...
A culinary student from Lyceum of the Philippines University uses U.S. almonds to make mousse. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy in the Philippines) Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary...
USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney visits the USA Pavilion at FOODEX Japan. (Photo: U.S. Embassy Japan) Japan is the fourth-largest global market for U.S. agriculture and the top Asian market for U.S. exports...
U.S. Consul General Paul Malik officially cuts the opening ribbon for the USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2017. The USA Pavilion spanned the size of approximately 4 ½ basketball courts and visibly displayed the “USA” brand to attract potential buyers. For U...
Assessing the progress of the spring bloom, FAS observes peach blossoms and other stone fruits in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. By Gary Meyer, FAS Minister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs, Tokyo What’s a typical day in the life of a USDA Foreign...
The American Soybean Association opened its first overseas representative office in Tokyo in 1956. Since then, the U.S. soybean industry has been working in partnership with the Foreign Agricultural Service to create market opportunities for U.S...
Dane International Commodities, Inc., a Philippine importer specializing in the supply of U.S. nuts, California raisins, other dried fruits and food ingredients, showcases its products to food franchises attending a marketing event in Manila...
By Jonathan Cordone, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Within a two-month span in the spring of 2012, the United States entered into two free trade agreements (FTAs) of great importance to American agriculture – one...