Bloomberg: Top U.S. Farm Group Warns Against Upending NAFTA

News / In The News October 11, 2017

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AFBF President Zippy Duvall garnered the lead quote in “Top U.S. Farm Group Warns Against Upending NAFTA,” a Bloomberg article.

Noted Bloomberg, “We can’t sit aside while other countries work out trade deals among themselves,’ Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington, said in a conference call announcing the group is joining of Farmers for Free Trade, an umbrella group of agricultural organizations and agribusiness promoting exports.”

The announcement was made during a press conference Tuesday that included Duvall, Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts, former Sens. Max Baucus and Richard Lugar, and Farmers for Free Trade Board President Sara Lilygren. 

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