Pushing for USMCA passage
With the stakes high and legislative time running short, American agriculture has started a major push for swift congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
More than 900 American agricultural groups, including the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, last week wrote a letter to congressional leadership urging quick passage of the trade package.
The agreement, the ag groups said, will boost farm exports, create jobs, help consumers and be a vast improvement on the trade deal it replaces, the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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