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New Measures Announced to Enhance U.S.-Africa Trade

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined President Obama, members of Congress and other U.S. government officials this week to welcome African heads of state and government leaders for the first ever African Leaders Summit. During the summit, Vilsack announced four new … Continue reading

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U.S. and Korea Reach Agreement on Organic Standards

An agreement between the United States and Korea has set standards for organic products that can be accepted in either country. Beginning July 1, organic products certified in the United States or Korea can be labeled as organic in either … Continue reading

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Teaching the World to Eat Pecans

By Kent Politsch, Chief, FSA Public Affairs Do they like pecan pie in Turkey?  If they don’t now, they will soon if Randy Hudson has anything to say about it. Hudson, his wife Mary Jo and their family operate Hudson … Continue reading

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New U.S-Japan Partnership Opens Organic Market Across the Pacific

The United States and Japan formed a partnership this week that will recognize the two organic programs as equivalent. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, organic products certified in Japan or the U.S. may be sold as organic in either country. The … Continue reading

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