Farm and Ag Groups Send Climate Letter to US Trade Representative
Oklahoma Farm Report
27 Apr 2021
A dozen farm and agribusiness groups today sent a letter to Ambassador Katherine Tai, the U.S. Trade Representative, to discuss the role that American agriculture can play in helping meet climate goals and the influence this will have on trade negotiations in the future.
The letter comes in response to remarks that Amb. Tai made recently on “Trade Policy, the Environment and Climate Change.” Signing onto the letter were the Agricultural Retailers Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Seed Trade Association, American Soybean Association, CropLife America, Farm Credit Council, National Cotton Council, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, National Milk Producers Federation, National Pork Producers Council, USA Rice, and the U.S. Dairy Export Council.
“As an industry, agriculture does not always get the recognition it deserves for the practices already put in place, but we continue to be committed to improving production practices to reduce our impact on the environment,” the letter states...
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