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NAFTA renegotiation: Congress needs to hear dairy's voice. Use Twitter!

Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joanna Wavrunek, digital communications manager
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Today, 140 characters can have a large impact. We put together tweets to help you share concerns with Congress about the renegotiation of NAFTA that will begin on Aug. 16. We want to have dairy's voice heard in multiple ways. 

We urge you to send these tweets out once a day to ensure the message is received. Feel free to use them more than once. You can also retweet our tweets - @dbmmcoop.

How to send tweet

Copy and paste each bullet point separately into your Twitter account. Include the Twitter handles of your senators and district representatives (if room). Click here for the lawmakers' Twitter handles.


  • Our #NAFTA partners make up 40% of US #dairy exports. We need to protect our existing markets. #DoNoHarm @USTradeRep
  • @USTradeRep 15% of total U.S. #milk production is exported. Our export markets are vital to the #dairy community. #NAFTA #Trade
  • @USTradeRep US #dairy #farmers need a level playing field with #Canada. Fight protectionist policies. #NAFTArenegotiation #NAFTA
  • Canadian Class 7 milk is harming our ability to competitively export #dairy products. We need predictability in the marketplace #NAFTA
  • Protect our #dairy export markets from the European Union. #GeographicalIndications #NAFTArenegotiation #NAFTA @USTradeRep
  • Update regulation transparency requirements. Protect our future ability to export. #NAFTArenegotiation #NAFTA #Trade @USTradeRep
  • Thank you, @SecretarySonny for being agriculture's voice going into #NAFTA negotiations. #DoNoHarm #Trade
  • Thank you, Chairman @ConawayTX11 and @HouseAgNews for making #NAFTA renegotiation a priority. #Trade 
  • #NAFTA is vital to the U.S. ag & #dairy economy. We need to preserve our existing export markets. @POTUS @USTradeRep #Trade

Tweets for Aug. 16

  • First round of #NAFTA #renegotiation begins today in D.C. 1) Do no harm 2) Market access 3) improve #trade transparency @USTradeRep
  • U.S. Chief Negotiator John Melle begins #NAFTA renegotiation today in DC Ag’s #1 priority is do no harm to our existing markets. @USTradeRep
  • Our #export markets are vital to #dairy. We need to maintain existing market access & seek additional access where we can @USTradeRep #NAFTA
  • Thank you @SecretarySonny, @ConwayTX11 & @HouseAgNews for making ag a priority in the #NAFTA negotiations. #Trade  


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