The American Farm Bureau Federation, National Pork Producers Council and National Cattlemen's Beef Association were all quick to commend the House for passing the free trade agreement with
The U.S. Grains Council was also pleased by the House's action. USGC President and CEO Ken Hobbie says it is a step in the right direction, and passage of the pending agreements with Panama and Colombia would give the U.S. access to more than two-thirds of the Western Hemisphere's population to export feed grains.
However, not everyone was happy about the passage of the Peru Free Trade Agreement.
"The Peru FTA does not provide for balanced market access opportunities that will serve the interests of
The Senate is expected to take up the Peru Free Trade Agreement after the Thanksgiving recess.