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USMCA Provides Much-Needed Certainty To Farmers
Deal Will Boost Ag Economy & Could Lead To More Free Trade Deals

(Source: Ag Journal & AgWeek)

Wheat & Dairy Industries Set To Particularly Benefit From USMCA:

“Progress On Trade Helps Boost Fall Harvest,” Ag Journal, 10/10/18

“Revamped NAFTA To Benefit Dairy, Wheat Markets,” The Preston Citizen, 10/9/18

“Leaders Weigh In On USMCA,” AgriNews, 10/9/18

“New North American Trade Deal A Win For US Dairy,” AgWeek, 10/7/18

Trade Progress Could Lead The US To Reach Additional Free Trade Deals:

U.S. Secretary Of Agriculture Sonny Perdue: “A Renewed USMCA, A New KORUS Agreement, And The Continued Progress With Japan, Can Lead To Further Deals With Other Trading Partners Like The European Union And China.” (Erica Quinlan, “Leaders Weigh In On USMCA,” AgriNews, 10/9/18)

Indiana Corn Growers Association President Sarah Delbecq: “Re-Opening Reliable And Accessible Markets Such As Mexico And Canada Will Help Indiana Farmers, Especially In Light Of The Large 2018 Crop Being Harvested Right Now.  We Anticipate That This Modernized Agreement Will Serve All Three Countries For Many Years And Hope It Can Contribute Some Much-Needed Economic Stability For Indiana Farmers.” (Erica Quinlan, “Leaders Weigh In On USMCA,” AgriNews, 10/9/18)

Idaho Dairymen’s Association Executive Director Rick Naerebout: “[USMCA] Was A Good Announcement For U.S. Dairy.  It Appears We Got What We Wanted With The Agreement.” (Necia P. Seamons, “Revamped NAFTA To Benefit Dairy, Wheat Markets,” The Preston Citizen, 10/9/18)

Illinois Soybean Association Chairwoman Lynn Rohrscheib: “Once Approved By Congress, The USMCA Could Provide Some Support To The Soybean Industry And Customers Who Use Our Soybeans.” (Erica Quinlan, “Leaders Weigh In On USMCA,” AgriNews, 10/9/18)

Franklin County (ID) Extension Educator Bracken Henderson: “It Is Encouraging That U.S. Wheat Should Now Have ‘Equal’ Access To The Canadian Market But That Will Also Depend On How Canada Implements The New Agreement.” (Necia P. Seamons, “Revamped NAFTA To Benefit Dairy, Wheat Markets,” The Preston Citizen, 10/9/18)

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