Engage Cuba, Lawmakers Applaud Farm Bill Cuba Trade Provision

Engage Cuba, Lawmakers Applaud Farm Bill Cuba Trade Provision

Today, President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law with a provision that will allow U.S. agricultural producers to use federal market promotion dollars for agricultural exports to Cuba. This is the first law to repeal part of the U.S. embargo on Cuba in nearly 20 years and lays the groundwork for comprehensive trade between the United States and Cuba.

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Sen. Boozman and Rep. Crawford: Farm Bill’s Expansion of Trade Opportunities Between the US and Cuba Historic and Mutually Beneficial

Sen. Boozman and Rep. Crawford: Farm Bill’s Expansion of Trade Opportunities Between the US and Cuba Historic and Mutually Beneficial

Expanding markets has long been a priority for our agricultural producers. A historic provision in this legislation gives them a much-needed win in their desire to trade with Cuba.