Ag, trade, diplomacy: Why trade matters (commentary)

Ag, trade, diplomacy: Why trade matters (commentary)

MY job as a U.S. diplomat has taken me many different places around the globe, but no matter where I am in the world, I always look forward to my annual pilgrimage back to Kansas and my family's farm for the summer wheat harvest.

Even if it's just for a day, there is something fulfilling about playing a part in that annual rite. Sometimes, as I watch another truckload of that Kansas wheat trundle out of the field on its way to the elevator, I like

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