U.S. farm, food groups urge Congress to pass authority for new trade deals

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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 50 U.S. agriculture and food groups on Thursday urged Congress to approve new legislation enabling the United States to negotiate more free-trade agreements, arguing that without them American agriculture was falling behind global competitors. The groups, representing a wide variety of U.S. agricultural exports from corn to dairy, meat, fresh produce and other products, said efforts by President Joe Biden’s administration to open new agriculture export markets were insufficient to overcome the growing network of free-trade deals forged by the Eu…

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