Deputy Directory Bobby Richey discusses the role of the new Biotechnology Group in USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service.
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Richey says the Group’s primary focus is on trade issues that involve U.S. agriculture products in international markets.
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The Group’s Global Based Initiatives program is designed to work with U.S. commodity groups such as Cotton Council International to resolve biotech issues.
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Richey says the new program seeks to maintain product availability to U.S. customers.