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2005-10-09 13:31:08

By Doug Palmer and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will tell key trading partners on Monday it is prepared to make "ambitious" domestic farm subsidy cuts if other countries make similar concessions on tough farm trade issues that stand in the way of a new global trade deal, an industry official said.

2005-07-13 17:20:59

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. farm subsidies will cost $12 billion more than expected over the next three years, a stiff increase from an earlier estimate due to mammoth crops at home and abroad, the White House forecast on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.