Senators Elevate Biotech Talk
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Sep 24, 2015 05:37 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A bipartisan group of 42 senators wrote President Barack Obama on Thursday urging him to make biotechnology a priority when talking to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in Washington on Friday.

The letter went out as cabinet-level officials and business organizations from both countries got together for the first Strategic Agricultural Innovation Dialogue meeting to discuss some of the trade issues surrounding biotechnology and other topics.

John Gordley, who represents the American Soybean Association in Washington, said the SAID event on Thursday had a full agenda on a variety of trade and agricultural ...

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