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Oregon Ag hurt daily with trade delay

May 4, 2016 --

Skye Krebs, Jerome Rosa, John O'Keeffe, Matt McElligott (OCA members in Wash. D.C.)By Oregon Cattlemen Association

Everyday Congress waits to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership; the Oregon cattle industry is hurt by export tariffs that could be addressed with the passing of TPP.

Jerome Rosa, executive director of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, is currently in Washington D.C. with 6 other OCA members. They are hoping to encourage Legislators to pass TPP. “We have already been meeting with legislators and will continue to do so over the next couple days to discuss the importance of TPP.”



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