The Southwest Council of Agribusiness applauds the Trump Administration’s announcement of second Market Facilitation Program

Beeville, Texas—Matt Huie, President of the Southwest Council of Agribusiness (SWCA), issued the following statement concerning the Trump Administration’s announcement of a second Market Facilitation Program (MFP-II):    “Farmers and ranchers are going through our 6th straight year of severe recession and unjustified foreign retaliatory tariffs are making already tough…

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Save the Date – SWCA Annual Meeting

We have a great program shaping up for this year’s Southwest Council of Agribusiness Annual Meeting slated for September 22 and 23 in Austin, Texas and we hope you will make plans to join us! Our lineup of speakers includes: House Agriculture Committee General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee…

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SWCA 2018 Annual Meeting

The 2018 SWCA Annual Meeting, held September 21, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas, was a great success.  The meeting featured top-notch speakers including agriculture’s fearless leader, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway and longtime friends of SWCA, Dr. Joe Outlaw, Gary Six, Jim Wiesemeyer, and David Wasserman. Following the general session,…

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Southwest Council of Agribusiness Commends Trump Administration for Standing by U.S. Farmers and Ranchers through Emergency Aid

Washington, DC— Matt Huie, President of the Southwest Council of Agribusiness representing farm and ranch organizations, lenders, and Main Street businesses in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas issued the following statement concerning the announcement by President Trump and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue of emergency aid to mitigate…

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