Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Grains Council Remarks on NAFTA Meeting, Promising Collaboration to Achieve Certainty and Growth

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:19:43 CDT

Grains Council Remarks on NAFTA Meeting, Promising Collaboration to Achieve Certainty and Growth A statement from U.S. Grains Council (USGC) President and CEO Tom Sleight:


"As formal renegotiation discussions for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) begin in Washington, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) will be engaging closely to help achieve a conclusion that provides our members and our customers long-term certainty and creates a new platform for growth and integration of our regional feed and fuel industries.


"The Council has worked diligently for decades in both Canada and Mexico, building trusted relationships that are supported by strong policy in NAFTA. This agreement and the trade it has spurred have been critical to the growth of the U.S. feed grains industry. It is a foundational agreement in our global trade policy.


"Both farmers and negotiators must understand how important these markets - and free trade - are to agriculture’s profitability. We appreciate our government's receptiveness in acknowledging that NAFTA is and will continue to be critical to our sector and hearing the improvements we would make to the 23-year-old pact. We look forward to these continued conversations as the trilateral negotiations evolve.”



Source - US Grains Council





   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • National Cotton Council Thanks USDA and Secretary Purdue for Reopening of County FSA Offices to Serve Farmers and Ranchers   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:53:10 CST
  • Oklahoma's Angus Genetics Highlighted at 2019 National Western Angus Carload & Pen Show  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:12:06 CST
  • Kynlee Dailey of Kingston, OK Claims Res. Grand Champion Female at National Western Junior Show  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:01:17 CST
  • Oklahoma Well-Represented at 2019 National Western Stock Show's Super Point ROV Angus Show  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:42:16 CST
  • Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course to Be Held in Woodward January 29 - Register Now  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:00:27 CST
  • Trump Directs USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Government Shutdown  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:48:50 CST
  • Steer and Heifer Calves Sell Steady to 2.00 Higher on Tuesday at OKC West Livestock in El Reno  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:43:19 CST
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019  Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:39:49 CST

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.