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Field Hearing

In Minnesota, Ways & Means Committee Hears About the Importance of New Agriculture Export Markets, Domestic Critical Mineral Mining, and Enforcement of America’s Trade Agreements

July 13, 2023 — Blog

KIMBALL, MN – In a cattle auction barn on a family farm in Kimball, Minnesota, farmers shared their frustration that the Biden Administration is not doing enough to open new export markets for American agriculture, while sharing stories of how they suffer when America’s trading partners do not honor their trade commitments. Because farmers are directly impacted by unfair ...

Chairman Smith Opening Statement – Field Hearing on Trade in America: Agriculture and Critical Supply Chains – Kimball, MN

July 10, 2023 — Field Hearing

As prepared for delivery. "The Ways and Means Committee is in Kimball, Minnesota for our fifth hearing in local communities to hear directly from America’s farmers, ranchers, and mining communities about how America’s trade policies affect their daily lives and what Congress can do to make trade work better for their families. "America is only six percent of the world’s ...