AFBF Supports Nomination of Doug McKalip for USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator

Newsroom / June 9, 2022

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the nomination of Doug McKalip for chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of United States Trade Representative.

“The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the nomination of Doug McKalip for the position of Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the U. S Trade Representative. He is a government professional with wide experience in agricultural issues.

“It is crucial that this position be filled without further delay so existing agreements can be strengthened and new agreements with the European Union, Great Britain and in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework can be explored. We are ready to work with Mr. McKalip and Ambassador Tai to ensure a level playing field and advance the important work of expanding agricultural trade opportunities for America’s farmers and ranchers.”

Mike Tomko
Director, Communications
(202) 406-3642
Bailey Corwine
Media Relations Specialist
(202) 406-3643

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