NAFTA Updates from the FPAA

2018-01-25T16:10:16+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Home Page Featured Story|

Over the last 25 years, NAFTA has delivered unprecedented benefits to farmers and rural America. In 1993, American farmers exported $8.9 billion to Canada and Mexico. Last year we exported more than $43 billion. Those exports have been vitally important to sustaining farms, jobs, and rural communities, particularly in recent years when farm incomes have declined. [...]

To Favor a Few Agribusinesses, U.S. NAFTA Objective Would Hurt All Consumers- August 9, 2017

2017-08-31T15:00:43+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

WHY SHOULD I CARE? Companies involved in the trade of perishable agriculture commodities need to be aware that a small group of politically connected, wealthy agribusiness firms from Florida are seeking concessions from the Federal government to effectively subsidize their industry by raising prices, an act that would deprive Americans of affordable fruits and vegetables.  As [...]

FPAA Rebuts Florida Tomato Exchange Comments to House Ag Committee

2017-11-07T16:12:32+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

In a letter to Rep. Michael Conaway, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, FPAA filed the following rebuttal to comments from Mr. Reginald Brown before that Committee. Following is the text of the letter: Aug. 8, 2017 Chairman Michael Conaway House of Representatives, Agriculture Committee 1301 Longworth, Washington, DC 20515   RE: Rebuttal to Comments from [...]