USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Korean ambassador’s visit promotes free trade, ag exports

Han Duk-soo, the South Korean ambassador to the United States, toured North Carolina this week to promote the U.S.-Korea free trade agreement. Tuesday, the ambassador toured a hog farm in Benson and met with Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and N.C. commodity leaders to discuss the positive impact the trade agreement could have on N.C. ag […]

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Monday in China: An egg farm and a meeting at the U.S. Embassy

Our delegation arrived in China yesterday, and we all appear to have recovered from the long flight. Today we went to work. This morning, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and our group met with Yuan Zhengdong, deputy general manager of DQY Ecological Farm. It is the largest single layer farm in Asia, with about 2 million […]

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