AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Nov 12, 2012 06:43 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EU Trade Commissioner Wants FTA Negotiations with U.S. to Begin Early in 2013

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht has hinted that the bloc and the U.S. could start negotiations on a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) early next year, calling for talks "as soon as possible."

"I believe we should convince people in Europe that a deepening of trade relations with the U.S. is to our benefit, despite the sacrifices any compromise entails," concluded De Gucht.

The bilateral FTA being ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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