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2020 Illinois Farm Bureau National Priority Issues

03/01/2020 @ 4:15 pm

Farm Bureau approved the following national legislative priorities:

  • Ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, regain lost ag export market demand, build new markets, oppose tariff escalation and urge fair resolution of the China trade war
  • Support federal investment in modern waterway infrastructure on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers
  • Work to modernize National Agricultural Statistical Service survey methods and to improve the accuracy of U.S. Department of Agriculture reports
  • Defend the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard
  • Finalize a Waters of the U.S. rule that does not punish farmers
  • Position farmers and rural Illinois to benefit economically in the climate change debate
  • Request a third year of Market Facilitation Program payments

 

Please contact Bona Heinsohn at 708-354-3276 or via email at [email protected] with any questions or comments.

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