U.S.D.A.: Farm exports to reach $140 billion

by Eric Schroeder
Share This:
WASHINGTON — Fiscal year 2013 agricultural exports are expected to reach $140 billion, which if realized would be a new record, according to data published in the “Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade” released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Aug. 29. “Driven by the productivity of U.S. farmers and ranchers, we have achieved five years of positive momentum for agricultural exports and today’s forecast is another promising development,” said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Farm exports in fiscal year 2012 totaled $135.8 billion. The record is $137.4 billion, set in fiscal 2011.
Comment on this Article
We welcome your thoughtful comments. Please comply with our Community rules.



The views expressed in the comments section of Baking Business News do not reflect those of Baking Business News or its parent company, Sosland Publishing Co., Kansas City, Mo. Concern regarding a specific comment may be registered with the Editor by clicking the Report Abuse link.