NSA Board Members Go to Washington
South Dakota Ag Connection - 03/12/2019
Several members of the National Sunflower Association's board of directors spend time last week in Washington, D.C.
Members made visits to members of Congress from Kansas, Minnesota, North and South Dakota about Farm Bill implementation, Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations and enactment of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
In addition, the group met with officials from the USDA APHIS/Wildlife Services to discuss blackbird depredation concerns, USDA Risk Management Agency addressing quality adjustments for con-oil sunflower and USDA Agricultural Research Service to support the National Sclerotinia Initiative.
Representatives from the NSA included Kevin Capistran of Minnesota, Clark Coleman or North Dakota, Lance Hourigan of South Dakota and Karl Esping of Kansas.