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Specialty Crop Concern Feeds Need to Negotiate NAFTA Now

If all goes according to announced plans, by now, the administration has opened negotiations on NAFTA. In the months leading up to the July release of trade negotiation objectives by the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) and other industry groups, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Florida’s legislative delegation worked to highlight the impact on Florida growers of cheap imports of fresh fruits and vegetables under NAFTA.

 

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