Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced the Agricultural Security Risk Review Act, legislation that would add the USDA Secretary as a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
A bipartisan bill is set for discussion in the North Carolina state legislature that would provide $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help meat-processing plants add capacity and help independent producers.
For the first time ever, the government has shut down the economy due to a pandemic. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley said the government needs to put some thought into what that means and analyze how relief packages are used.
USMEF submitted comments identifying barriers that inhibit U.S. red meat exports to Kenya, which are explained in more detail by Cheyenne McEndaffer, USMEF director of export services, in the audio clip below.