Audio: Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Addresses USMEF Spring Conference

On Thursday, May 25, Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas), chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, addressed U.S Meat Export Federation (USMEF) members at the USMEF Spring Conference in Arlington, Virginia.

Segments from Sen. Roberts’s speech are available below:

Sen. Roberts greets USMEF members here.

Sen. Roberts comments on NAFTA and praises Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer here.

Sen. Roberts addresses bilateral trade agreements and U.S. beef access to China here.

Sen. Roberts comments on the importance of the USDA Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development Program (FMD) in building global demand for U.S. agricultural products here.