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EU’s ag trade barriers firmly in the crosshairs

It was more than two months ago, in early May, when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sat down on a Tuesday morning with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in his second-floor office suite at USDA headquarters to discuss how they could push the Europeans into lowering trade barriers on U.S. farm commodities.
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Senators’ frustrations rise with Trump’s tariffs

Republican and Democratic senators let loose Wednesday with scathing criticism for President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs and tariff threats that are attracting retaliation from around the globe. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross tried to defend the tariffs at a Senate hearing, but most of the lawmakers appeared not to be swayed.
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Roberts: Not the time for a revolutionary farm bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 - Farmers and ranchers would like to see a new farm bill “sooner rather than later,” says Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, but he is still in the process of listening to members and various interest groups, while waiting for final budget numbers.
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