Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller sits at his desk in his office on March 4, 2015.

“Thanks to the hard work of President Trump, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, there is yet another victory for the Texas beef industry. Now, the United States will be able to nearly triple its annual duty-free exports of beef to the European Union (EU) over the next seven years. Texas agriculture producers grow the food and fiber the world needs every day, so when Texas farmers and beef producers win here at home, America wins around the world.”

“Today’s agreement negotiated by the Trump Administration will impact the economy in a big way. American cattle raisers will be guaranteed a bigger and better share of Europe’s beef market, with the potential for duty-free exports to grow from $150 million to $420 million.”

“Texas beef wins again. U.S. cattle raisers produce the best beef on earth, with the state of Texas leading the nation in beef exports around the world. There is a reason that we lead the world in beef production, and this agreement proves that people around the world crave Texas beef.”

“As an eighth-generation farmer and rancher I know what this victory means. I applaud President Trump and his administration for yet another triumph for American agriculture. I’m here to tell the President we still aren’t tired of winning. Let’s keep the success rolling with deals like this one."

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