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Thank you to the Senators who did the right thing and passed TPA

The good news is that Congress finally passed Trade Promotion Authority last week, in what may be the toughest vote our lawmakers have cast so far this year. The bad news is that TPA was the easy part. The truly hard part comes soon, when President Obama’s administration finishes the negotiation of a major free-trade […]

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Thank you to the Senators who did the right thing and passed TPA

The good news is that Congress finally passed Trade Promotion Authority last week, in what may be the toughest vote our lawmakers have cast so far this year. The bad news is that TPA was the easy part. The truly hard part comes soon, when President Obama’s administration finishes the negotiation of a major free-trade […]

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UK Farmer Makes the Case to Continue a Science-Lead Approach to GM Crops

The surprise majority victory of the Tories in the United Kingdom’s national elections last week provides Prime Minister David Cameron with a clear working majority for a political party that has not led a unified government since 1997. Those were the headlines. The coalition government made some difficult decisions based on science and there is […]

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Agricultural Exporters Talk Fundaments for TPP

Negotiators for the twelve countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have taken a break after meeting in Guam for almost two weeks in late May. They are awaiting the U.S. Congress passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to accept or reject a final agreement without amendments, and for Japan to make a final […]

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Why we’re so scared of GMOs, according to someone who has studied them since the start

Source – The Washington Post, Wonkblog By Roberto A. Ferdman Date – 6 July 2015 Website – www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog When Chipotle announced earlier this year that it would no longer serve food made with genetically modified organisms due to safety concerns, customers rejoiced. But there was one big problem: Just as more Americans grow wary of […]

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