June 28, 2022
Crossing the Pond to Expand U.S. Agricultural Exports
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...
May 18, 2022
U.S. Potatoes Return to Mexico
It looks like U.S. potatoes will soon be back on menus and at markets across Mexico! FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley marked the milestone in Guadalajara on May 17.
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.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
December 16, 2020
FAS Keeps U.S. Agriculture Connected to the World in 2020
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2020 – Despite the challenges 2020 brought, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) continued to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pursuit of global trade opportunities for American agriculture, successfully delivering on...
November 5, 2019
Secretary Perdue Leads USDA Trade Mission to Mexico
Washington, D.C., November 5, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will lead a trade mission to Mexico November 6-8 to forge new opportunities with U.S. agriculture’s largest bilateral trading partner and second-largest export market...
March 2, 2018
CAFTA-DR: A Trade Partnership that Works
By Jason Hafemeister, Trade Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney is leading a USDA trade mission to Central America this week, making it a good time to review where we stand...
March 21, 2016
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors
As part of President Obama's historic trip to Cuba to further normalization of relations, advance commercial and people-to-people ties, and express our support for human rights for all Cubans, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced several measures that will foster further collaboration between the U.S. and Cuban agriculture sectors.
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...
February 1, 2013
USDA Preserves $4 Billion in Agricultural Exports in 2012 by Knocking Down Barriers to Trade
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...
November 14, 2011
USDA Trade Mission Aims to Create Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture in Panama and Colombia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will lead a mission with 26 U.S. businesses to promote trade with Panama and Colombia Nov. 15-17. This is the largest delegation of U.S. companies ever to participate in a USDA...