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Rally for USMCA Passage this Thursday

American Farmers Rally for Passage of USMCA will be held on National Mall

On Thursday, September 12, at 9:30 a.m., Farmers for Free Trade, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers, U.S. Apple Association, National Milk Producers Federation, U.S. Dairy Export Council, National Association of Wheat Growers, Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. and other American agriculture leaders will join with bipartisan members of Congress to rally for passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Members of Congress and farm leaders will discuss how USMCA provides farmers with new market access while maintaining the zero-tariff platform they rely on. Rally participants will ask that Congressional leaders move forward with consideration of the agreement without further delay.

WHAT:  American Farmers Rally for Passage of USMCA

WHERE: Third Street Panel of the National Mall, between the north and south gravel walkways. (West Side of 3rd Street, S.W.)

WHEN: Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at 9:30 AM

WHO:  

Rep. Collin Peterson, Chairman, House Agriculture Committee

Rep. Mike Conaway, Ranking Member, House Agriculture Committee

Rep. Kevin Brady, Ranking Member, House Ways and Means Committee

Rep. Henry Cuellar

Rep. Jim Hagedorn

Tom Vilsack, President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council and former USDA Secretary

Zippy Duvall, President of the American Farm Bureau Federation

Ben Scholz, President of the National Association of Wheat Growers

Blanche Lincoln, Farmers for Free Trade Spokesperson and Former Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman, Host

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