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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jul 1, 2015 02:42 PM CDT

The U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba praised the announcement Wednesday by President Barack Obama that the U.S. and Cuba will officially re-establish diplomatic relations on July 20 with the re-opening of respective embassies.

The Obama administration has changed policies to make it easier to do business in Cuba, but some changes, such as loosening travel restrictions or credit for trade, require Congress to pass legislation. That will be difficult because GOP presidential candidates in general oppose making any changes in relations between the two countries.

Agricultural groups see opportunities to boost exports to the island country of about 11 ...

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