U.S. wheat industry officials, meeting June 27, in Seattle at a board meeting of U.S. wheat Associates, were heartened to learn of the evident Congressional compromise on sanctions that would allow exports of wheat to Cuba.

"The wheat industry praises George Nethercutt for his tenacious efforts to keep this issue alive, and for moving it forward to the next stage," said Barbara Spangler, executive director of WETEC, the trade policy and lobbying organization representing the wheat industry on trade issues.

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