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Chief Ag Negotiator finally receives hearing

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The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has not had a Chief Ag Negotiator throughout President Biden’s Administration. This is an essential position for our ag trade policies.

The Senate Finance Committee finally got around to giving nominee Doug McKalip a hearing. American Farm Bureau’s Sr. Director of Government Affairs David Salmonsen says this hearing is an important first step.

Salmonsen says the Committee wanted to hear about opportunities for Ag trade.

Salmonsen talks about what McKalip said his priorities would be.