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Farm Grops Applaud Confirmation of Vetter As Chief Agricultural Negotiator

Darci Vetter
Darci Vetter

The Senate confirmation of Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the American Soybean Association offered its congratulations and best wishes. ASA President and Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser issued the following statement:”As growers of the nation’s largest farm export, soybean farmers have a critical stake in the progress and development of agricultural trade with our foreign partners. Ms. Vetter is a versatile and capable advocate for American agriculture and we send our most sincere congratulations on her confirmation by the Senate. As we move forward with new trade agreements with Europe and our partners in the Pacific Rim, and as we restore and strengthen relationships with existing trading partners, Ms. Vetter will provide a strong voice for American soybean farmers at the highest level.”

Bob Stallman, President of the Amerian Farm Bureau Federation also released a statement praising the appointment. “Ambassador Vetter’s most recent experience at USDA provided her with direct exposure to the workings of many of the critical programs related to trade currently offered by the federal government and the array of agricultural sectors involved in expanding U.S. farm and ranch exports.  Darci Vetter is an exceptional choice for this important role in our international trade strategy. We look forward to working with her on behalf of America’s farmers and ranchers.”