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The quarterly trade forecast released today projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion from last fiscal year and $7 billion from USDA’s previous forecast.
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 152,404 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Mexico during the 2020/2021 marketing year; Export sales of 132,000...
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky and FAS Administrator Ken Isley with the 11 newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Andre Bradley, Ben Boroughs, Daniel Alvarado, Olutayo Akingbe, Sarah Gilleski...
NOTE: A correction was released for this notice on March 5, 2019. Click here to read the corrected notice. WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2019—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 168,000...
Contact: USDA Press Phone: (202) 720-4623 Email: press@oc.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2017—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 300,000 metric tons of hard red winter wheat for delivery to Iraq during the 2017/2018 marketing year; and Export sales...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2016—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Optional origin sales of 136,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to South Korea during the 2016/2017 marketing year. An optional origin...
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...
Ten newest agricultural officers sworn into the Foreign Service, from left to right: Sean Cox, Mark Wallace, Abraham Inouye, Gene Kim, Kirsten Luxbacher, Neil Mikulski, Mary Rose Parrish, Amanda Hinkle, and Ben Rau Contact: FAS Public Affairs (202)...
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...
Contact: USDA Office of Communications, (202) 720-4623 December 20, 2013 -- Yesterday, Agriculture Under Secretary Michael Scuse joined Tim Hamilton, executive director of Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast, as well as Dave Ramirez of Ohio...
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...