Veto power over U.S. farm bill?

RSS

Problems viewing videos?
Download latest Flash Player

Should Brazil – or any other country – have veto power over U.S. farm policy? That’s an issue that has arisen following a World Trade Organization ruling that gave the Brazilian government the authority to suspend U.S. intellectual property rights. Under the ruling, a result of the case Brazil brought against the U.S. cotton program, Brazil can invoke the suspension if it is not satisfied with the language of the 2012 farm bill. That, as National Cotton Council President Mark Lange says in this interview with Farm Press Editor Forrest Laws, is unprecedented in the world of trade policy. Lange was interviewed following his speech at the Delta Council’s mid-year Board of Directors meeting in Stoneville, Miss.

Discuss this Video 0

Post new comment
or register to use your Western Farm Press ID
Connect With Us
Commodity Prices

 

Copyright © 2016. All market data is provided by Barchart Market Data Solutions.

Futures: at least 10 minute delayed. Information is provided 'as is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice. To see all exchange delays and terms of use, please see disclaimer.

Continuing Education Courses
The purpose of this course is to give you a review of many aspects of spray drift – from...
Potassium nitrate has a positive effect in controlling plant pests and diseases when applied...
American agriculture exports 20 to 30 percent of its production annually. For specific...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×