NAFTA has been very valuable for agriculture in Canada and the US. An agreement signed by Prime Minister Harper and President Obama looked to further reduce trade barriers. This agreement specifically addresses the crop protection industry and will streamline the product-approval process. As a result, I’m confident we’ll see significant benefits for Canadian farmers. How will this take shape? In February of 2011, the US and Canada announced the formation of the Regulatory Cooperation Council. Its goal is to find ways of reducing and preventing regulatory barriers to cross-border trade. Under the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), a Crop Protection Products…
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