International Markets

New staffer added to IFPA

Jessica Keller has been named vice president of global industry relations of the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). Keller is the fi... more »

USDA proposing altering import produce inspection fees

Imported produce fee changes are being proposed. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing altering the regulations governing the ... more »

UPDATED: Organic Trade Association receives USDA market promotion funds

UPDATED: The U.S. organic industry is among the commodity groups and trade associations receiving federal funds for promotion and market development f... more »

USDA: ag exports generate $412B economic output 

The value of U.S. agricultural exports totaled $197.4 billion in 2022 and generated $214.6 billion in economic activity for a total economic output of... more »

Changes to organic program aim to strengthen category

A significant change to the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) aimed at protecting the integrity of organic products will be implemented in March. ... more »

USDA awards organic certification organizations

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has recognized the work of accredited organic certifiers with awards for extraordinary support of the National... more »

Michigan ag dept. to honor exporters

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is accepting applications for the 2024 Michigan Ag Exporter of the Year award. ... more »

Organic strawberries available but limited

As Valentine’s Day approaches, which is a heavy demand holiday for strawberries, there are organic strawberries available — but they are highly pr... more »

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