Obama underscores trade, climate

Obama underscores trade, climate

Ag industry finds areas of common ground in President's annual address to Congress.

PRESIDENT Barack Obama made his sixth "State of the Union" address before Congress and a nationally televised audience last Tuesday night.

For agriculture, the main themes of importance included his request for trade promotion authority (TPA), ending the embargo with Cuba, tax reform and climate change.

The President vowed to revisit the Tax Code to make it more equitable for all and easier to understand. However, Republican

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