About Us

Officially, we are called the  Western United States Agricultural Trade Association, but we are also known as WUSATA®. Our programs are designed specifically to help agribusinesses based in the Western United States explore, enter and expand into the global marketplace

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Our Programs:

We encourage anyone seeking to enter into export marketing to spend some time in our Services section. There we offer comprehensive information about our Generic and Branded Programs, as well as our Export Education opportunities.

To explore various global markets, take a look at our Generic Program. Here is where we do all the legwork by researching and planning buying missions, trade events and activities that target market regions around the world. 

Also, check out the Branded Program and qualify to receive up to 50% cost reimbursements on international marketing expenses and FAS-approved domestic trade shows.

The WUSATA® team is proud to have helped thousands of food and agricultural businesses enter into the international marketplace and we look forward to assisting many, many more.

WUSATA’s Mission Statement:
The Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA®) is a non-profit trade association whose members are the thirteen western state departments of agriculture. WUSATA® is administered by the USDA 's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and funded through the Market Access Program (MAP) with a mission to support and assist members and agribusinesses in the thirteen Western States in developing and enhancing international markets for U.S. food and agricultural products.

Affiliated Organizations: State Regional Trade Groups:

WUSATA® is one of four State Regional Trade Groups (SRTG) that assists companies with the promotion of food and agricultural exports. Our three counterpart SRTGs provide similar services for companies that are based, or source product from, outside of the WUSATA® region.