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Monday, March 12th, 2007
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns talks with the media following Saturday's annual Farm Forum in Piqua. Johanns said U.S. farm exports are predicted to hit a record $78 billion this year, but cautioned that U.S. farm programs need reformed to head off more WTO lawsuits alleging unfair trade practices.

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PIQUA - U.S. agriculture exports are expected to reach $78 billion this year, surpassing the 2006 record of $68.7 billion and continuing a goal to open global markets to America's farmers and ranchers, said the nation's top agriculture official Saturday. [More]
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