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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Secretary Sonny Perdue’s decision to move the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), which translates to roughly 500 jobs, to the Kansas City area.
This week the USDA announced a second round of aid to assist farmers in response to China’s recent unjustified retaliatory tariffs. The $16 billion package includes $100 million in market development funds and assistance to farmers as they continue to deal with the fallout of negotiations with China. While the aid is appreciated, Congressman Marshall remains committed to finalizing new and improved trade deals.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today Congressman Marshall was invited to the White House to join President Trump as he signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law.
“It was truly incredible to see this process from start to finish,” Rep. Marshall said. “I am so proud of this Farm Bill and happy to report that we have delivered on our promise to provide farmers with 5 years of certainty. This Farm Bill will be a great Christmas present to our producers across Kansas who will see many wins in this bill.”
WASHINGTON D.C.- Today the House of Representatives answered farmers and ranchers call to action and passed the 2018 Farm Bill.
“Providing farmers and our agriculture community with a strong five-year bill was not just a goal of ours, it was a responsibility we took on when Kansans elected us to be their voice in D.C.," Rep. Marshall said. "This Farm Bill has been years in the making, and today we took our final vote to send it to the President’s desk."