An ag trade expert says current disputes with Canada and Mexico would not be possible without added legal processes negotiated in the U.S. Mexico Canada Trade Agreement. Former assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative for Agriculture Sharon Bomer-Lauritsen tells Brownfield, “The USMCA process is... Read More.
A leader with the U.S. Grains Council expects a favorable outcome to Mexico’s proposed ban of biotech corn. West-central Minnesota farmer Chad Willis served as USGC chairman in 2022 and says science is on the side of U.S. corn growers. “It’s just a matter of... Read More.
Canada has joined the United States in dispute settlement consultations with Mexico over a decree that ban’s genetically modified corn. In a statement Friday, Canada’s Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and International Trade Minister Mary Ng said they share concerns with the US that Mexico’s... Read More.
A U.S. Congressman says Mexico should have brought their cultural issues with biotech corn to negotiations in the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement process. Michigan Democrat Dan Kildee tells Brownfield he met with Mexico’s president earlier this year to discuss enforcement of the agreement. “I pressed... Read More.
Mexico says it will defend its position on the country’s policies to limit the use of biotech corn after the U.S. requested dispute settlement consultations. Ryan LeGrand with the US Grains Councils says it is Mexico’s obligation under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to provide science... Read More.
The United States Trade Representative has filed a formal dispute settlement with Mexico over its ban of biotech corn for human consumption and animal feed. National Corn Growers Association President Tom Haag tells Brownfield the filing that’s made possible under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement... Read More.