Ag Leaders Voice TPP Concerns
Fri Oct 2, 2015 02:15 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- As the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations drag on in Atlanta, dairy, sugar, rice and tobacco top the list of concerns of U.S. farm leaders and lawmakers.

Earlier this week, Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., issued a statement saying, "In my view it's important that the U.S. obtain a balanced dairy package that provides significant new access to Canada's dairy market, ensure fair limitations and exceptions to copyright provisions, and that the agreement protects the ability of countries to promote public health, including as it relates to regulating tobacco use."

On Thursday, House Agriculture Committee Chairman ...

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