USTR’s Vetter says delays in considering TPP may cost U.S. farmers

From Agri-Pulse

Darci Vetter, the top agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, says the longer Congress waits to take action on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the greater the potential loss for U.S. exporters and for the country’s farmers and ranchers.

During a press conference Sunday at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Orlando, Fla., a reporter noted that some members of Congress have suggested the trade pact is so politically fraught it may have to wait for consideration until the lame duck session following the November election or until after President Obama leaves office. Read the rest of the story here.