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Coalition Formed for Cuban Normalization, Roberts Named Senate Ag Chair

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  • More than 30 agricultural organizations have announced the formation of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba.

    This coalition would work with Congress and President Obama to bring full normalization of trade relations between the two nations so American business would have the same access to Cuban markets as many other countries. They have set up a website at www.USAgCoalition.com.

    National Corn Growers President Chip Bowling says Cuba isn’t a level playing field for American farmers and that it’s time U.S. farmers have a chance to better compete for Cuba’s business.

  • Senator Pat Roberts from Kansas has been named the new Senate Ag Chair.

    Roberts held the same position in the mid-90s on the House side when he was a congressman. Since the current committee structure was adopted, Roberts is the first in history to chair both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the House Agriculture Committee.

    Roberts also becomes the first in history to chair and serve as the ranking member for both Agriculture Committees. Roberts’ priorities will include oversight of USDA programs and policies and further hearings on Farm Bill implementation.

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