33 members found: food export usa

Food Export USA-Northeast Plans First U.S. Shellfish Trade Mission to Europe for September

The mission follows the resumption of U.S.- EU trade in shellfish products earlier this year, after ten years of disruption.

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Food Export USA – Northeast

Food Export USA – Northeast is a non-profit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the northeast region of the United States. The organization has been helping exporters of northeast food and agricultural products sell their products overseas since 1973, when it was first created as a cooperative effort between 10 northeastern state agricultural promotion agencies and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Food Export-Northeast, in conjunction with its member states, provides a wide range of services to facilitate trade between local food suppliers and importers around the world. These services include: export promotion, customized export assistance, and a cost-share funding program.

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Food Export Association of the Midwest USA

Food Export Association of the Midwest USA is a non-profit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the Midwestern region of the United States. Food Export-Midwest, in conjunction with its member states, provides a wide range of services to facilitate trade between local food suppliers and importers around the world. These services include: export promotion, customized export assistance, and a cost-share funding program.

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USA Rice Meets the Media in Southwest Louisiana

Six journalists from the UK and EU spent last week touring southwest Louisiana rice country for an in-depth look at U.S. rice production with a special emphasis on sustainable production practices.

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The Impact of Farm Policy and The War in Ukraine on America’s Food Supply

By Peter Bachmann, Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, USA Rice.

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USA Poultry & Egg Export Council

The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, known by the acronym USAPEEC, is a trade association of the U.S. poultry and egg industry that is dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and eggs worldwide. Through its international network around the globe, USAPEEC keeps current on issues that have a direct impact on U.S. poultry and egg exports. The heritage of the family farm and the importance of the land have allowed the poultry and egg industries to take the lead in sustainable development practices as a core principle to maintain a safe and secure food supply and in fundamentally preserving hundreds of rural economies in many states.

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USSA Member Spotlight: Jennifer James, USA Rice Federation

USA Rice farmer, Jennifer James, spoke to Farmers Guardian, a leading UK farming publication, about her life and what it is really like growing rice, corn and soybeans in Arkansas. […]

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U.S. Rice Exports to UK at Ten Year High

The UK experienced a 207 percent increase in U.S. rice imports during the first quarter of 2017 (over 10,000 MT valued at $5.4 million).  This was been driven by a […]

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EU Agri-Food Exports at Record High 

The annual value of EU agri-food exports in 2016 reached  €130.7 billion, a new record level representing an increase of €1.7 billion from 2015. The biggest increases in annual exports […]

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Opportunities Abound for U.S. Food Exporters

U.S. food and beverages will be featured at Canada’s largest food exhibition, SIAL Canada, which opens its doors next week in Montreal to more than 15,000 visitors from 60 countries.

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33 results found: food export usa

Food Export USA-Northeast Plans First U.S. Shellfish Trade Mission to Europe for September

The mission follows the resumption of U.S.- EU trade in shellfish products earlier this year, after ten years of disruption.

Read more

Food Export USA – Northeast

Food Export USA – Northeast is a non-profit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the northeast region of the United States. The organization has been helping exporters of northeast food and agricultural products sell their products overseas since 1973, when it was first created as a cooperative effort between 10 northeastern state agricultural promotion agencies and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Food Export-Northeast, in conjunction with its member states, provides a wide range of services to facilitate trade between local food suppliers and importers around the world. These services include: export promotion, customized export assistance, and a cost-share funding program.

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Food Export Association of the Midwest USA

Food Export Association of the Midwest USA is a non-profit organization that promotes the export of food and agricultural products from the Midwestern region of the United States. Food Export-Midwest, in conjunction with its member states, provides a wide range of services to facilitate trade between local food suppliers and importers around the world. These services include: export promotion, customized export assistance, and a cost-share funding program.

Read more

USA Rice Meets the Media in Southwest Louisiana

Six journalists from the UK and EU spent last week touring southwest Louisiana rice country for an in-depth look at U.S. rice production with a special emphasis on sustainable production practices.

Read more

The Impact of Farm Policy and The War in Ukraine on America’s Food Supply

By Peter Bachmann, Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, USA Rice.

Read more

USA Poultry & Egg Export Council

The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, known by the acronym USAPEEC, is a trade association of the U.S. poultry and egg industry that is dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and eggs worldwide. Through its international network around the globe, USAPEEC keeps current on issues that have a direct impact on U.S. poultry and egg exports. The heritage of the family farm and the importance of the land have allowed the poultry and egg industries to take the lead in sustainable development practices as a core principle to maintain a safe and secure food supply and in fundamentally preserving hundreds of rural economies in many states.

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USSA Member Spotlight: Jennifer James, USA Rice Federation

USA Rice farmer, Jennifer James, spoke to Farmers Guardian, a leading UK farming publication, about her life and what it is really like growing rice, corn and soybeans in Arkansas. […]

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U.S. Rice Exports to UK at Ten Year High

The UK experienced a 207 percent increase in U.S. rice imports during the first quarter of 2017 (over 10,000 MT valued at $5.4 million).  This was been driven by a […]

Read more

EU Agri-Food Exports at Record High 

The annual value of EU agri-food exports in 2016 reached  €130.7 billion, a new record level representing an increase of €1.7 billion from 2015. The biggest increases in annual exports […]

Read more

Opportunities Abound for U.S. Food Exporters

U.S. food and beverages will be featured at Canada’s largest food exhibition, SIAL Canada, which opens its doors next week in Montreal to more than 15,000 visitors from 60 countries.

Read more

Insights and Opinion

Can the Feed Industry Provide the Solutions Agriculture Needs?

In a landmark move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Bovaer® - a feed ingredient that reduces enteric methane emissions from dairy cows - for use in the United States. What are the implications?

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Meet Dairy Farmers the Beck Brothers – Sustainability Champions and TV Stars!

To mark National Dairy Month, we visit a New York dairy farm to look at some of the advances that have led to these improvements. Meet the Beck Brothers, the stars of a new TV documentary!

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Sharing Stories to Counter Misinformation about Biotechnology

Jennie Schmidt, a third-generation farmer and registered dietitian, strongly believes in the power of storytelling. In her experience, personal narratives can help consumers better understand how our food is grown, especially when fewer people have first-hand knowledge of the agriculture industry than ever before.

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Meet Larry Santos, Organic Farmer of the Year

Larry Santos of Taylor Farming in Salinas, California, has been named 2024’s Organic Farmer of the Year, recognized by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) for his outstanding contribution to organic […]

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Latest Reports

2023 United States Agricultural Export Yearbook

May 2024. In 2023, the United States exported almost $175 billion worth of agricultural commodities worldwide. The primary markets for these exports were China, Mexico, and Canada, followed by the European Union in fourth place. The latest export yearbook from USDA FAS delves into the details of this export activity, providing essential data and trends for the top 14 U.S. agricultural commodity exports and the leading 16 export destinations in 2023.

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U.S. Sustainable Agriculture (Soil Health): Laws, Policies, and Programs

May 2024. Due to popular demand, USSA's regulatory report outlining key dates and events, regulatory developments, and government funding and assistance programs in U.S agriculture has been divided into four mini-series reports: soil health, water, climate change, and biodiversity. This report focuses on soil health.

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U.S. Sustainable Agriculture (Biodiversity): Laws, Policies, and Programs

May 2024. Due to popular demand, USSA's regulatory report outlining key dates and events, regulatory developments, and government funding and assistance programs in U.S agriculture has been divided into four mini-series reports: soil health, water, climate change, and biodiversity. This report focuses on biodiversity.

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U.S. Sustainable Agriculture (Water): Laws, Policies, and Programs

May 2024. Due to popular demand, USSA's regulatory report outlining key dates and events, regulatory developments, and government funding and assistance programs in U.S agriculture has been divided into four mini-series reports: soil health, water, climate change, and biodiversity. This report focuses on water.

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Latest News Articles

USSA Newsletter: June 2024

This month, we bring you an update on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s adaptation plan to mitigate the growing risks of climate change. We also feature an innovation challenge to find breakthrough solutions to agriculture’s most pressing challenges. And we report on global research that has identified a way to save nearly half of the 1.3 billion tons of food wasted annually.

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Updated Climate Adaptation Plans Seeks to Build Resilience Nationwide

To mitigate climate risks and their impacts on their operations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and more than 20 other federal agencies have released updated climate adaptation plans.

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National Strategy Aims to Halve Food Loss and Waste by 2030

Every year, one-third of all available food in the United States goes uneaten through loss or waste, and EPA research shows that this waste produces greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 60 coal-fired power plants.

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Innovation Challenge Aims to Spark Transformative Agricultural Research

The global search is on for breakthrough research projects in food and agriculture! USDA and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) are offering up to $2 million to multiple teams and projects to pursue high-risk, high-reward research.

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Policies and Regulations

U.S. LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Whilst the USSA members work to exceed regulatory requirement, U.S. laws and regulations provide a robust framework, developed over many years, to ensure and promote the sustainability of its crop, livestock, seafood and forestry sectors. The policies look to immediate impacts on the environment and beyond to cover topics from employment to biodiversity to endangered species. The following pages provide context and an introduction to key federal legislation.

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U.S. CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

Focused on conservation and environmental stewardship, the USDA, working with The Natural Resources Conservation Service on technical assessment and the Farm Service Agency for enforcements, uses grant management to deliver best practice. A particular focus is on erodible lands and wetlands, with ‘sodbuster’ and ‘swampbuster’ rules, requires presentation of conservation strategies prior to conversion of lands to agricultural use. One result, that soil loss has been halved since 1982.

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U.S. SUSTAINABILITY LAWS

The U.S. recognizes that sustainability has many facets and action is required in explicit areas. This has resulted in the enactment of a wide range of laws from the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act to the Endangered Species Act, to research and regulatory action on Insecticides and Fungicides and Rodenticide Act; and, with the Lacey Act a focus on illegal trafficking of plants, fish and animals.

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Latest Podcasts

EP8- FARMING HERITAGE: RESPECTING TRADITION, EMBRACING CHANGE

In the latest episode of This is U.S. Sustainability, we hear from two multi-generational farmers – an eleventh-generation grains farmer from Maryland and the owner of a centennial cattle farm in Louisiana – about how they have moved with the times while staying true to their roots. We cover rotational grazing, no-till cultivation, water conservation, biotech seeds, and more. And we discuss why going back to the natural cycle is sometimes the best approach.

EP7- FORESTS AND THEIR ROLE AS A NATURAL CLIMATE SOLUTION

Tune in to the latest episode of This is U.S. Sustainability to hear how Paul Catanzaro and Professor Tony D’Amato work together to reach family forest owners and ensure they have the information and resources to make the right decisions about their land. And learn about the vital role Tim Stout, a Vermont landowner, plays in amplifying their message.

EP6- FROM JET FUEL TO BEER: NEW USSA PODCAST UNCOVERS INNOVATIVE USES FOR FOOD WASTE

Tune in for the lowdown on the innovative, often surprising ways the almond industry and the wider food sector are reducing waste. Jet fuel, beer, water filters and peat moss to grow mushrooms – these are just some of the many applications in use and under development.

Recent Videos

American Lobster Harvesting & Sustainability

Hear directly from noted seafood chef and author Barton Seaver about the sustainability of the American lobster industry.

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L&HCA Documentary Series Establishes Leather as a Sustainable Material

The new Rewind documentary series from Real Leather Stay Different. aims to provide some balance in the debate about the use of our land, fast fashion and our future.

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USMEF Sustainability Video

This video highlights the emphasis on sustainability by the U.S. beef industry. Watch this story of beef farmers’ and ranchers’ multi-generational commitment to the environment with buyers and consumers around the world.

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