On Monday, Ambassador Kirk addressed members and answered questions from the National Farmers Union (NFU) as part of the White House’s initiative to engage rural stakeholders. The NFU represents farmers and ranchers from all 50 states. The NFU’s participants come from diverse backgrounds in production agriculture, with members that produce both conventional and organic commodities.
Ambassador Kirk spoke about the importance of trade and how USTR is working to increase agricultural exports and support American farmers and ranchers. Agricultural exports account for almost 10 percent of all U.S. goods exported worldwide.
Ambassador Kirk addresses the National Farmers Union