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Vilsack urges swift Senate action on USMCA 'for dairy and all of agriculture'

Approval by House brings landmark trade agreement closer to opening the Canadian market for more U.S. dairy exports, among other benefits.
The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) praised the House of Representatives for today approving legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
"USMCA will bring tangible benefits to the U.S. dairy industry by upgrading trade rules, opening the Canadian market to U.S. dairy exports and preserving our valuable market access in Mexico," said Tom Vilsack, president and CEO of USDEC. "Today's bipartisan vote is indicative of the need to immediately secure these benefits for dairy and all of agriculture."
"Today's vote brings us one step closer to finalizing USMCA and securing a more certain future for America's farmers and ranchers," said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of NMPF. "It is imperative that the Senate act now to finalize USMCA."
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