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Ag Group Ad Highlights USMCA Trade Benefits for Governors

News / In The News February 19, 2019

The American Farm Bureau Federation teamed up with other agricultural producer organizations this week to sponsor an ad in the Beltway publication, The Washington Examiner, to communicate the importance that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade holds for farmers and ranchers with a focus on benefits at the state level. The ad communicates agricultural trade’s importance on the eve of the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, Feb. 22-25.  Also joining AFBF in the advertising effort were the American Soybean Association, the National Milk Producers Federation, the National Pork Producers Council and the National Corn Growers Association.

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The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program has launched “Women in Ag,” an online survey that aims to gauge the goals, aspirations, achievements and needs of women in American agriculture in a variety of areas.

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Passage of the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2019 (H.R. 807, S. 361) would help farmers and ranchers more efficiently operate mutual ditch, irrigation and water companies, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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