Major ag groups are asking the President’s Export Council for trade help

Several large ag groups are asking the White House to help reduce trade barriers and strengthen the U.S. ag sector.

Groups like the American Farm Bureau, American Soybean Association, and National Milk Producers Federation all signed a letter asking the President’s Export Council to help boost trade and bolster supply chains.

The groups say farmers are the backbone of America’s food sector and warn that decreased exports are putting pressure on all areas of the economy. Improved market access has been a big request over the last year as lawmakers work on the Farm Bill.

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