BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- January 16, 2020– Today the Illinois Soybean Growers is pleased that the U.S. Senate passed legislation approving the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
“The Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) appreciates our senators’ support for the USMCA 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. Senate in voting in support of USMCA and look forward to continuing our valuable trade relationships with Mexico and Canada,” 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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