U.S. agricultural representatives and political figures from farming states visit the 30 November Sugar Center in Artemisa, Cuba, on March 3, 2015. A key committee of the U.S. Senate recently passed legislation that would ease restrictions on exporting agricultural products to Cuba Ð a goal of many farm groups and farm-state lawmakers. Despite the committee action, the legislation still faces long odds in Congress.
U.S. agricultural representatives and political figures from farming states visit the 30 November Sugar Center in Artemisa, Cuba, on March 3, 2015. A key committee of the U.S. Senate recently passed legislation that would ease restrictions on exporting agricultural products to Cuba Ð a goal of many farm groups and farm-state lawmakers. Despite the committee action, the legislation still faces long odds in Congress. Ramon Espinosa AP
U.S. agricultural representatives and political figures from farming states visit the 30 November Sugar Center in Artemisa, Cuba, on March 3, 2015. A key committee of the U.S. Senate recently passed legislation that would ease restrictions on exporting agricultural products to Cuba Ð a goal of many farm groups and farm-state lawmakers. Despite the committee action, the legislation still faces long odds in Congress. Ramon Espinosa AP

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