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October 19, 2017
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cumulative rainfall for the Southwest Monsoon 2017 (June to September) was 5 percent lower than the fifty-year average....
September 21, 2017
On August 29, 2017, Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hazim El-Naser and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Eng. Imad Fakhoury, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry....
April 27, 2017
The Indian Meteorological Department forecast a near normal Southwest Monsoon for 2017 suggesting that June to September rainfall is likely to be 96 percent of the Long Period Average.
February 20, 2017
On February 5, 2017, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CCCPC) and the State Council unveiled its first policy document for 2017.
November 24, 2016
The first advance planted area estimates for 2016 indicate that a normal monsoon led to a marginal increase in overall Kharif season planting area. While the area seeded under pulses increased...
November 15, 2016
Ambassador Kennedy Meets MAFF Minister Yamamoto; Ambassador Kennedy at USSEC 60th Anniversary; U.S.-Japan Soy Partnership Tour and Roundtable; USAPEEC AI Event; Wakayama Citrus Tour; Hawaii...
October 6, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently hosted five Ethiopian food companies on a two day mission to Kampala to learn from a leading Ugandan food processor about producing and marketing...
September 12, 2016
Rains have caused flooding in five states, although pan-India rainfall is three percent below the 10-year average for the southwest monsoon (June 1 through Aug. 28).
August 26, 2016
Dr. Gregory L. Parham, USDA’s Assistant Secretary for Administration, recently visited Ethiopia where he opened the 3rd Pan African Conference on SPS Risk Analysis.
August 25, 2016
A report that was prepared and released earlier this month by the Israeli Farmers Federation, warns of an upcoming crisis for local farmers.
August 10, 2016
A strong monsoon continues to improve soil and crop conditions across India.
August 2, 2016
The Czech Republic implemented the EU legislation and has set targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) savings, for the share of biofuels and renewable electricity in transportation on total consumption...
July 19, 2016
On July 8, 2016, the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries notified requirements for poultry and poultry product imports from countries reporting an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic...
July 11, 2016
Peru’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation held events on June 14 and June 22, 2016 reviewing progress made during the administration of President Ollanta Humala (2011-16).
July 11, 2016
The 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena, although weaker than originally anticipated, delayed Peru’s avocado harvest.
July 11, 2016
Demand for quinoa by health conscious consumers in the United States, Canada and Western Europe has driven the price of this Andean grain up three-fold in recent years.
July 11, 2016
For Peru the 2015-16 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) weather phenomena came in weaker than anticipated.
June 30, 2016
Graphic illustrating USDA's role in promoting food security worldwide which in turn creates new markets for U.S. agricultural exports.
June 29, 2016
Delayed monsoon, high surface temperatures and low reservoir levels indicate a less than favorable situation for the Kharif crop (harvested April to October).
February 15, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture is working in partnership with the United Nations World Food Program to provide school feeding assistance to more than 260,000 students in Ethiopia.

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