ASA Congratulates McKalip on USTR Nomination

Jun 08, 2022

Washington, D.C. June 8, 2022. The American Soybean Association welcomes the long-awaited announcement from President Biden that he has nominated Doug McKalip as Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.

Stephen Censky, ASA CEO, said, "U.S. agriculture faces numerous challenges on the global marketplace, and we are thrilled President Biden has nominated Doug McKalip to serve as Chief Agricultural Negotiator at USTR. Doug understands these challenges deeply from his years of service at USDA and in the White House, and ASA is glad to have that expertise added to the team at USTR. U.S. soybean growers are excited to work with Doug in his new role."

ASA urges the Senate to swiftly confirm McKalip's nomination.