USDA invests in international trade and food aid
Aims to bolster U.S. producers maintaining and developing international markets, provide aid
Last updated 10/25/2023 at 11:53am
DES MOINES, Iowa — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture 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.
Consistent with a bipartisan request from the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, USDA is utilizing funds from the Commodity Credit Corporation to address challenges related to trade and food insecurity impacting U.S. farmers and the international community. USDA will use: