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Trade concerns: Tweet to Congress

Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joanna Wavrunek, social media specialist
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Today, 140 characters can create a large impact. DBA's public relations team put together tweets to help you vocalize concerns to Congress about unfair trade that threatens to block exports of our dairy products. Changes in Canada are the latest example.

We also want to be sure to thank those lawmakers who are standing up for us. 

(See tweet in the list below.) 

We urge you to send these out once a day to ensure our message is received.
You can also retweet our messages @DBAWisconsin.

How to send tweet

Copy and paste each item separately into your Twitter account. Include the Twitter handles of your senators and district representatives (if room) or create two tweets, one for the senators and one for the representatives. Click here for the lawmakers' Twitter handles.

Tweets: General

  • #Free + #Fair + #Trade = success for the #dairy community.
  • U.S. #dairy community needs better access to #globalmarkets. Let's make it happen! #TakeAction
  • Unfair #trade's effects on #dairy #farmers extend far beyond the farm. Protect our economy! #TakeAction
  • Stop #Canada-style use of non-tariff trade barriers! It's hurting our #dairy community. #TakeAction
  • Freer and fairer #trade with #Canada and other nations must be a priority!
  • Canadian #dairy policy shows real impact of #globaltrade. Farm families are hurting. Help! #TakeAction
  • Thank you @SenatorBaldwin @SenRonJohnson @RepRonKind @RepSeanDuffy in Wisconsin for standing up for #fair #trade and protecting #dairy 

Tweets: Farmers

  • #Globaltrade hits home for my farm family & farms across the U.S. Please #TakeAction
  • On a level playing field, my #farm can compete with the best. Keep it fair for my family! #TakeAction
  • #Free + #fair + #trade = markets for my #milk + bright future for my family. #TakeAction


Contact Social Media Specialist Joanna Wavrunek

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