April 7 2005
Last week, I was speaking in Winnipeg, Canada to the Manitoba Pork Council. The subject of focus was trade -- U.S. Canadian ag trade. In recent times, the U.S. and Canada have been drifting into full blown war on ag trade issues. First, we can't seem to get our market opened for their beef. Second, we had the pork dispute. Fortunately, that is behind us.
Canada and Europe have joined to impose duties on a long list of our exports to them because we still have the Byrd Amendment in force which…