FarmPolicy

February 22, 2020

EU Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel in Washington

I. EU Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel in Washington- Trade Issues
II. Biofuels

I. EU Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel in Washington- Trade Issues

The Associated Press reported yesterday that, “The European Union agriculture commissioner discussed with lawmakers Thursday proposals to trim U.S. farm subsidies and prospects for a fresh round of global trade talks.

“Mariann Fischer Boel met with members of the agriculture committees in the Senate and the House of Representatives ahead of talks Friday with U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab.”

EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development- Mariann Fischer Boel- is in Washington, D.C. this week discussing the 2007 Farm Bill and other issues.

The A.P. story indicated that, “Fischer Boel asked about the proposed U.S. farm bill and whether she expects Congress to extend special ‘fast-track’ trade promotion authority for President George W. Bush, according to her spokesman Michael Mann.”

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