Congress Prods Canada on Trade
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 28, 2015 05:21 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Agricultural leaders in Congress have differing views on the Trade Promotion Authority debate, but lawmakers question whether the Canadian government is capable of ending some of its supply-management policies that effectively block U.S. exports of dairy, egg and poultry products.

Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota, serves as ranking member on the House Agriculture Committee. Peterson opposed the North American Free Trade Agreement and right now is against the Trade Promotion Authority bill. Talking to reporters Tuesday morning, Peterson was asked about getting more agricultural products into Japan, but he immediately turned his attention to Canada, ...

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