Export Growth

Randall Weiseman General

At the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, last week, Undersecretary Mark Keenum announced that US agricultural exports are now expected to hit another record with growth of nearly 20 percent compared to last year.

High-value product exports such as fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, combined with animal products are forecast to rise a combined $3.5 billion in 2008 to record levels.

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