Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds House for USMCA Vote

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Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds House for USMCA Vote

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- December 19– Today the Illinois Soybean Growers is pleased that the House of Representatives passed legislation approving the USMCA.

“The Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is encouraged by the bipartisan support for the USMCA agreement that ensures market and trade stability with the second largest export market for U.S. soybeans and leading export market for U.S. pork. Reliable access to export markets is critical for agriculture and the rural economy. We commend members of the U.S. House of Representatives voting in support of USMCA and look for speedy passage in the U.S. Senate.” said Illinois Soybean Growers President Doug Schroeder, who grows soybeans near Mahomet, Ill.

Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is a membership organization serving more than 43,000 Illinois soybean growers. ISG provides advocacy in Springfield and Washington, D.C., to promote the interests of Illinois soybean farmers and programs that enhance soybean production and demand. Voice for Soy, the online action center supported by ISG, allows growers to easily connect with legislators and regulators to advocate for Illinois agriculture. For more information about ISG, visit the website www.ilsoygrowers.com.

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For more information, contact:
Amy Roady
ISA Communications Director

roadya@ilsoy.org

(618) 535-7937