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Farmers for Free Trade Co-Chairs Baucus, Lugar Pen Op-Ed: “Four Ways to Rebuild Consensus on Agricultural Trade”

September 27, 2017 by FFT | Category: News |

In Bloomberg op-ed, Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) argue that supporting American farmers and ranchers will require negotiating trade agreements that access new markets, avoiding retaliation, modernizing NAFTA without threatening gains, and organizing at the grassroots level  Bozeman, MT/Washington, D.C. – Recent U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus (D-MT), and former Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Richard Lugar (R-IN), have written an op-ed in Bloomberg View that lays out specific steps for rebuilding consensus on agricultural trade. Senators Baucus and Lugar are the Co-chairs of Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan non-profit focused on driving global competitiveness for the U.S. agriculture industry and […]

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