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Letter Seeks Expediting of Sub-Cabinet Nominations 09/15/2017: The NCC was among a group of food and agricultural industry stakeholders which sent a letter to Sens. Roberts and Stabenow, chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee, stating that the organizations looked forward to the Committee’s upcoming action to consider USDA sub-cabinet nominations. Learn more Letter Cites Export Protection Need 09/15/2017: The NCC joined a group of organizations representing U.S. food and agriculture on a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The groups asked that "as part of the efforts to 'do no harm' to our industry, a modernized NAFTA contain dispute settlement mechanisms that will protect U.S. exports from future trade barriers imposed counter to the market access goals of this agreement." Learn more Northey, Ibach Nominations Urged 09/15/2017: The NCC joined with 36 other production agricultural organizations on a letter to Sens. Roberts (R-KS) and Stabenow (D-MI), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee endorsing 1) Bill Northey for USDA Undersecretary of Farm Production and Conservation and 2) Gregory Ibach as USDA Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs. Learn more

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