August 15, 2017 – Leaders from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) will host a joint media event tomorrow to reiterate their commitment to working together for shared interests in NAFTA re-negotiations.
WHAT: Joint statement in support of NAFTA to be released at media event hosted by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario.
WHO: Speakers include:
– Ron Bonnett, CFA President
– Zippy Duvall, AFBF President
– Bosco de la Vega Valladolid, CNA President
WHEN: Wednesday, August 16, 1:15 PM-2:15 PM, EDT
WHERE: National Press Club (Zenger Room), Washington, D.C., 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045, USA
WHY: Farm leaders in all three countries agree that agriculture has been one of NAFTA’s greatest success stories, and they aim to build on this success
To participate: Canadian journalists are asked to email a request to Janice Hall at the coordinates below. Conference call-in details will be distributed once participants have registered.
Post-event phone interviews may also be arranged.