Grain Shipping TradeSixty-six organizations will receive $300 million to develop new export markets for U.S. agricultural products. The goal is to expand beyond the traditional partnerships with Canada, Mexico, the European Union and China.

The funding will fall under the Regional Agricultural Program launched in October. The program focuses on opening new markets in South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

Organizations receiving grants include:

  • The Hazelnut Marketing Board
  • The U.S. Dairy Export Council
  • The U.S. Meat Export Federation
  • The Brewers Association
  • The Cranberry Institute

Read more about the USDA market diversification efforts here.