Some 66 commodity groups and trade organizations will be dividing nearly $174 million to promote their products overseas under Market Access Program (MAP) allocations announced by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service for the 2018 fiscal year.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 – Organizations representing producers of U.S. corn, soybeans and wheat offered strong support for legislation introduced in the Senate today that would double funding for two federal cost-share programs designed to spur overseas demand for the nation’s three biggest crops and other agricultural products.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 8, 2017 - For agricultural groups, membership meetings in the months leading up to a new farm bill can be peppered with fiery dialogue about the best path forward to fix the current legislation. At last week’s Commodity Classic, that didn’t happen.