Leaders from six state agriculture departments and 21 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations accompanied U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Michael Scuse on a trade mission to Southeast Asia from March 9 to March 13 to expand export opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets.
Under Secretary Michael Scuse and Laura Johnson, bureau chief for market development in Idaho's Department of Agriculture, look at U.S. potatoes on display at Jaya Grocer, a retail market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Stephanie Robinson, marketing director for Virginia's Department of Agriculture, Greg Ibach, Nebraska's director of agriculture, and Bill Northey, Iowa's secretary of agriculture, tour Jaya Grocer, a retail market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Chris Rittgers, U.S. ag attache for Kuala Lumpur, and Daniel Teng, director at Jaya Grocer, walk Under Secretary Scuse and Nebraska Director of Agriculture Greg Ibach through a Malaysian retail market.
Under Secretary Scuse greets Malaysian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dato Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.