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FTA Delay Costing Farmers Money, Market Share
Date: 8/2/2011
Written By: Southeast Farm Press [Also appeared in American Ag Radio Network and Corn & Soybean Digest]

Excerpt: In a few short weeks, the United States will be the only major wheat provider for Colombian buyers not benefiting from permanent zero duty access. This will cut significantly into wheat growers' share of that large and growing market — hurting both U.S. producers and Colombian buyers of their products. That was the main message from NAWG President Wayne Hurst at a press roundtable held Friday by the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC), which promotes the expansion of trade. /