NCGA: Time is running out on USMCA
November 15, 2019 By Rhiannon Branch Filed Under: 2019 NAFB Convention, Ag Policy, News, Trade
The President of the National Corn Growers Association says
time is wearing thin to get the USMCA ratified this year.
Asking how progress on the agreement might fair once the election year begins, Kevin Ross tells Brownfield, “That is a hypothetical that I don’t think I am willing to accept and that is what I think the agricultural sector needs to make sure they are not ready to accept that either. This is something that we’ve got to really be vocal on and say let’s get this out of the way and make sure congress can function even with all the messiness that is going on in DC right now.”
Ross says farmers need to make sure their voices are being
“As soon as it is brought up in the house we are going to need a lot of people to get vocal and talk to their congressmen and congresswomen about how important this is to them.”
There are 13 session days remaining for the US House in 2019.
Brownfield interviewed Ross at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention in Kansas City.
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