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Vilsack in Brussels for TTIP, but what will Europeans tell him?

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is scheduled to be in Brussels today and Tuesday to talk about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, climate change and global food security.

Vilsack is scheduled to address the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development today, and will give remarks at the EU Agricultural Outlook Conference on Tuesday.

During his time in Brussels, the secretary will also meet with E.U. Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan and the presidents of COPA-COGECA, the E.U. unions of farmers, cooperatives and agricultural organizations.

Vilsack is expected to tell them to move forward with TTIP. But what will the Europeans tell him?