Another BSE cloud

CANADA - Alberta Agriculture Minister Doug Horner's first stop was U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney's office. Tomorrow, the son of Peter Lougheed's legendary ag minister and rural fixer Hugh (Doc) Horner drops in on U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns. "Trade disruptions in the North American cattle industry have resulted in drastic economic impacts in both Canada and the U.S.," Horner boomed - repeating almost word for word what Johanns was telling Premier Ralph Klein and western U.S. governors at a conference earlier in the week.

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