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Experts discuss international trade during Heuermann Lecture

(From left) Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative; moderator Ronnie Green, Harlan vice chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL; and Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, converse during a Heuermann Lecture Jan. 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. (Photo courtesy of UNL.)

Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, and Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, talked about the history of international trade and opportunities in the current U.S. trade agenda during a Heuermann Lecture panel discussion Jan. 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

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