USMCA Implementation Celebration Roundtable

To celebrate the implementation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst and American ag leaders held a virtual roundtable to discuss the importance of USMCA to farmers, rural communities and ag exports. The roundtable was hosted by Farmers for Free Trade, which showed support for USMCA with an 11 state, 4,300 mile RV tour across the country.

Participating were:
– Congressman Collin Peterson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, (D-MN-7th)
– U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy, (R-IA)
– Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA-16th)
– Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI-3rd)
– Blanche Lincoln, former U.S. Senator and Ag Committee Chair
– John Bode, President, National Corn Refiners
– Tamara Nelsen, Executive Director, Minnesota AgriGrowth Council
– Dave Milligan, President, National Association of Wheat Growers
– Michelle Erickson Jones, Farmer & Owner, Gooseneck Land and Cattle, Broadview, MT
– John Paul Dineen, Farmer & Owner, Dineen Farms (TX)
– Max Moncaster, Associate Director, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)
– Angela Marshall Hofmann, Co-Executive Director, Farmers for Free Trade

USMCA implementation roundtable (53:06)

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