Ag Groups and Grassley on Japan’s TPP Offer

tppThe 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations are drawing to a conclusion, but Japan wants to exclude a number of agricultural products as part of a final agreement.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and several agricultural organizations held a press conference today to discuss why that is unacceptable and to urge the administration to reject Japan’s offer.

In addition to Sen. Grassley, participants in the call included:
National Pork Producers Council – Nick Giordano
American Farm Bureau Federation – Dave Salmonsen
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association – Bob McCan
National Oilseed Processors Association – David Hovermale
National Association of Wheat Growers – Walter Powell

Ag Groups Reject Japan's TPP Offer