USDA Requirements for India The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) is changing its approach to organic oversight in India. USDA is ending its recognition agreement that has allowed APEDA-accredited certifiers to provide USDA organic certification in India. This change adapts to the evolution of organic supply chains over time and allows…

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Dairy and Sweetener Analysis February 8, 2021 Dairy and Sweeteners Analysis Group Functions and Responsibilities DSA serves as the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA’s) primary analytical resource for formulating, developing, analyzing, and evaluating national program policies, determinations and program alternatives for dairy, livestock, and sugar (sugarcane, sugar beets, crystalline fructose, and honey), including detailed summaries of…

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World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) October 2021 The World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) serves as USDA’s focal point for economic intelligence and the commodity outlook for U.S. and world agriculture. The Board coordinates, reviews, and approves the monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, houses OCE’s Joint Agricultural Weather Facility, and…

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Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook September 2021 U.S. Sugar Production Increased; Next release is October 18, 2021 In this report: U.S. Sugar Outlook Mexico Sugar Outlook Mexican Imports and Deliveries Lowered U.S. beet sugar production for 2021/22 is increased based on higher acreage, yield and production of sugarbeets (figure 1). Increased beet sugar production more than…

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Determination of Total Amounts of Fiscal Year 2022 WTO Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Cane Sugar and Certain Sugars, Syrups and Molasses Because the specialty sugar TRQ is first-come, first-served, tranches are needed to allow for orderly marketing throughout the year. The FY 2022 specialty sugar TRQ will be opened in five tranches. The first tranche,…

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Sugar: World Markets and Trade May 2021 Sugar Production Up Globally in 2021/22, Stable in the United States and Mexico Sugar production in the United States and Mexico is expected to be flat in Marketing Year (MY) 2021/22 at 14.6 million tons (raw value). Sugarbeet production in the United States is up based on historical…

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-delay-idUSKBN18W2K4 By David Lawder | WASHINGTON  6/6/2017 The U.S. and Mexican governments reached a new agreement to significantly shift their sugar trade mix, but U.S. sugar producers have failed to endorse the deal, leaving question marks over whether it could still sour broader trade relations. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the “agreement in principle”…

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