A delegation of about 90 representatives of U.S. agriculture concluded three days of meetings in Cuba with government officials and farmers on Wednesday. The U.S. ag representatives were trying to establish the possibility of expanded trade with the island nation.
Those associated with agriculture in the U.S. are generally lobbying for more normalized relations with Cuba so that U.S. farm exports can be a bigger part of what Cuba imports to feed its people. Also, better relations could help Cuba increase its production, according to an Associated Press article that appeared in the Washington Post.
The Cuban agricultural system, in a condensed explanation, is provided in the article, and the hope by Cubans that they can export to the U.S. is noted.
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