USDA to Host December Webinars on Importing Specialty Crops

December 1, 2020 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will host webinars on December 3 and 9 to highlight new procedures for submitting documents required for importing specialty crops into the United States. U.S.

Thai Orchid Growers Turn to China as US Sales Wilt Under Tariffs

The U.S. is the No. 1 importer of Thai orchids, bringing in $20 million worth of the flowers a year. But Washington in 2018 removed a tariff exemption on the blooms, which had been granted for decades under the Generalized System of Preferences, a program for promoting the growth of developing economies.