BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Aron Carlson, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, issued the following statement regarding trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada:
“The Illinois Corn Growers Association is delighted that the United States finalized a trade agreement with two of our top ten trading partners. The relationships the U.S. has with Canada and Mexico are so important to Illinois corn farmers who export more than half of their crop out of Illinois via corn and corn-coproducts. ICGA very much appreciates the work of the Trump administration and officials of Canada and Mexico for finalizing an agreement and maintaining such important relationships well into the future.”
About the Illinois Corn Growers Association
Illinois Corn Growers Association is a state-based organization that represents the interests of corn farmers in Illinois, maintaining a high profile on issues in Washington, DC, and Springfield, IL. They aim to create and maintain opportunities for Illinois corn farmers to capture more value for their product. In order to fulfill this mission, the organization conducts governmental affairs activities at all levels, market development projects, and educational and member service programs. For further information regarding their work and involvement, visit their website www.ilcorn.org.