exports

USDA looks at ports to increase export-import capacity

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced plans to increase capacity for exporting chilled and frozen agricultural commodities at the Port of Houston, to help improve service for shippers of U.S. agricultural commodities. The U.S. Department... more »

Biden signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act

President Joe Biden has signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, which is designed to ease supply chain challenges leading to port congestion, reduced exports of U.S. agricultural products and higher prices. Biden signed... more »

Vegetable exports from the U.S. total $5.1 billion

U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017, climbed nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year, reaching a total $140.5 billion, the third-highest level on record. As it has done for well over 50 years, the... more »

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