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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 10, 2013 03:21 PM CDT

U.S. agriculture producers should continue to develop ways of staying competitive in international markets or watch the rest of the world pass them by, according to a new study that looked at who U.S. farmers are competing against in international markets.

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service study conducted by Agralytica Consulting on behalf of several U.S. agri-food export market development organizations including U.S. Wheat Associates, examines the central government programs of 12 countries and the European Union.

The study found that together in 2011, the 12 countries and the EU central government spent an estimated $1.8 billion. That included $700 ...

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