USDA’s Alexis Taylor leading ag trade mission to Japan

IARN — USDA Undersecretary for Trade and native Iowan Alexis Taylor is leading an agriculture trade mission to Japan this week as one way to boost farm exports, amid the president’s continued reluctance to do free trade deals.

Taylor is leading officials from state agriculture departments, farm groups and agribusinesses looking to expand farm exports to Japan that hit a record $14.6 billion last year.

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