It may be as nasty as ever out on the campaign trail, but here in Washington, things have been a little sweeter lately. That’s because dozens of sugarbeet and sugarcane farmers from across the country came calling on Congress last week. And dozens more will be in town this week to continue those meetings.
If you’re interested in what they’re sharing with lawmakers, just check out the fact sheets below. Lots of useful information on foreign sugar subsidies, no-cost U.S. sugar policy, and current market conditions.
Thanks for making the long journey, sugar producers. It shows your dedication to this industry and the unified belief that maintaining a strong farm safety net is the industry’s top priority.