Crop growers' groups told U. S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab that the recent "Challenge paper" by Doha Round Agriculture Negotiations Committee Chairman Ambassador Falconer was not a step forward in negotiations.
NCGA, joined by the other commodity organizations, sent a letter last week to the USTR expressing continued support for
"NCGA strongly supports the World Trade Organization Doha Round. However, our goal remains the same," says NCGA's Chairman of the Joint Trade Policy A-Team Bob Bowman. "The round must result in an important net gain for American farmers and ranchers. At this time, we continue to support the current
Bowman says the trade negotiations must result in improved market access to developing countries to better allow