Farmer and USDA cooperation to build export demand for U.S. ag products has increased income in our communities for decades.
per year is the amount
farm cash income increased from
2002 to 2014 because of the
MAP and FMD programs.
Market development programs support
jobs on and off the farm.
Market Development and High-Volume Commodities
The U.S. is the world’s granary, exporting corn, wheat, rice, soybeans, sorghum and other bulk crops to more than 100 countries each year. Learn how MAP and FMD helped build these markets.
Market Development and Animal Agriculture
Global customers increasingly demand U.S. meats, milk, eggs and more, which returns dollars to U.S. producers and the wider value chain. Learn how MAP and FMD have helped these sectors gain footholds in Asia, Latin America and other markets.
Market Development and High-Value and Specialty Crops
Exports of U.S.-produced fruits, nuts and forestry products are booming, driven by strong market development on behalf of U.S. farmers in cooperation with the U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service. Learn more about how MAP and FMD are helping these sectors grow.