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Ag Groups Largely Back TPA
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 17, 2015 01:20 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Most farm groups reacted with enthusiasm after lawmakers introduced a long-awaited Trade Promotion Authority bill in Congress.

The bill, which was introduced Thursday, could be taken up in the Senate Finance Committee next week with a parallel bill also moving in the House. The Trade Promotion Authority legislation is considered essential to closing the Trans Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation deal that would be the largest free-trade agreement in the country's history.

The American Farm Bureau said the U.S. has much to gain through TPA and it will help agricultural exports continue to climb. Ag exports reached a ...

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