USDA Awards Trade Funding

July 25, 2019

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced $100 million in foreign market development funding through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program. The program is part of USDA’s efforts to offset the damage suffered by the farm sector from ongoing trade disputes with China and numerous other countries.

In all, 48 organizations received funding. The USA Poultry and Egg Export Council received $800,000, which is in addition to almost $1.4 million the group was awarded in a previous round of ATP funding. USAPEEC’s mission is to promote exports of U.S. poultry and eggs around the world.