The congresswoman from Illinois also urged Sonny Perdue to push back the premium payment date for crop insurance to Dec. 1, among other things.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has urged Parliament to approve the deal.
Illinois Deputy Agriculture Director Warren Goetsch challenged a "snapshot" measurement of the hypoxic zone as the only way to measure progress.
COUNTRY Financial, Illinois Farm Bureau team up for second webinar for farmers.
IFB leaders also discussed the importance of the trade deal in Washington this week.
IFB's president, four board directors and several staff members joined more than 150 other state Farm Bureau representatives in a series of sessions.
The collaboration can serve as a model for other states in the Midwest dealing with their own nutrient loss reduction strategies, according to Karl Williard.