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USDA awards California walnuts $7MM for export promotion

- General News
The California Walnut Commission has been awarded $7 million in funding as part of the Regional Agricultural Promotion Program

USDA awards $4MM to Pear Bureau Northwest to diversify export markets

- General News
USDA has announced that Pear Bureau Northwest has been awarded $4.025 million under the new Regional Agriculture Promotion Program (RAPP), to build demand for USA Pears in high-potential markets around the globe.

USHBC awarded $1.3MM from Regional Agricultural Promotion Program

- General News
The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is pleased to have been awarded $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture’s Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) to expand export opportunities for U.S.A. blueberries.

WA Senator celebrates apple exports to India with growers

- General News
According to the Washington State Apple Commission, Washington growers have shipped approximately 1,190,000 40 lb. boxes of apples to India this season.

USDA invests $138MM to help specialty crop exports

- General News
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investments designed to support the U.S. specialty crops industry.

USDA provides $1.3B to specialty crops for export development

- General News
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $2.3 billion to help American producers maintain and develop markets for their commodities and use U.S. commodities to bolster international food aid.

NABC applauds tariff reductions on U.S. blueberries exports to India

- General News
United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that India has agreed to reduce the tariff on fresh, frozen, and dried blueberries.

Congressional push for potato exports to Japan

- Analysis
On May 11, 35 members of Congress sent a letter to agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to press Japan to open its market to imports of fresh potatoes from the United States.

Commission to expand export market demand for California table grapes

- General News
The California Table Grape Commission is positioned to expand international demand for California table grapes in 16 target markets with its 2023 export marketing campaign.

Tropical fruit exports worldwide dropped 5% in 2022

- Analysis
World exports of tropical fruits are expected to have dropped 5 percent in 2022, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.