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NAT'L CORN GROWERS ASSN PROVIDES COMMENT ON FARM BILL'S TRADE PROGRAMS
National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) reports:

NCGA President Lynn Chrisp today submitted comments on the 2018 Farm Bill's Trade Title (Title III) to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help advance the department's implementation of the new bill. America's corn farmers derive an estimated 33 percent of their incomes from the export of corn and corn products. Farmers' ability to benefit from these exports is driven, in part, by the export promotion and market development programs administered by USDA.

NCGA encouraged USDA to consult closely with both Congress and agriculture stakeholders to ensure the positive changes to the Market Access Program (MAP) and the Foreign Market Development (FMD) Program are implemented as Congress intended. Increased investment for both MAP and FMD were top NCGA farm bill priorities.

MAP and FMD are used by cooperators like the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) who leverage these resources to develop overseas markets for corn.

You can read the complete comments here.


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