FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“We are pleased that the administration and Speaker … Read More

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been made. A vote on the deal in the House could come as early as next week.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement in response to the Japanese Diet’s final passage of a bilateral trade agreement with the United States:

“We applaud Japan’s final passage of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and look forward … Read More

In Washington, TSCRA’s focus remains on the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. In Texas politics, all eyes are focused on the release of a secretly recorded meeting between Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan. TSCRA government and public affairs staff were in Gatesville this … Read More

NCBA’s Kent Bacus discusses a new trade deal with Japan that should level the playing field for American beef producers in the latest Beltway Beef podcast.

TSCRA leaders, members and staff were in San Antonio this week for TSCRA’s annual policy conference. The conference provides a forum for members to weigh in on what issues within the industry are worthy of the association’s attention. Every policy committee met to consider issues and hear from subject … Read More

Source: U.S. Trade Representative’s Office

The newly-signed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement will provide America’s farmers and ranchers enhanced market access in our third largest agricultural export market. When implemented, this agreement will enable American producers to compete more effectively with countries that currently have preferential tariffs in the … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement in response to the announcement of a bilateral trade agreement with Japan:

“We are elated that today’s announcement of a free trade agreement with Japan includes a reduced tariff on … Read More

TSCRA government affairs staff were at multiple ranch gatherings this week to update attendees on the latest from Austin and Washington, D.C. Be sure to check out tscra.org/events to find a gathering near you so that you can get the scoop. President Trump announced an ag trade deal with Japan … Read More

Source: US Trade Representative’s Office Aug. 02, 2019

The United States will be able to nearly triple its annual duty-free exports of beef to the European Union (EU) over the next 7 years under a new agreement signed last week.

American … Read More