AG POLICY NEWS
European Farmers Want Trade Deal
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Feb 11, 2014 07:34 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Two key presidents of the European farmer organization Copa Cogeca were in Washington last week stating their case to U.S. farmer counterparts about working together for a better U.S.-European trade deal.

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks are likely to slow down due to the divide in Congress over giving President Barack Obama's administration trade promotion authority. That was another area the Europeans were trying to gauge in their visit last week.

Copa Cogeca often lobbies or works in Europe as one collective organization, but it is actually two farmer organizations that operate using the same ...

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