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Washington Insider - Wednesday
Wed Feb 6, 2013 06:11 AM CST

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

Biden's Comments on Free Trade Agreement a Cause for Optimism in Europe

Vice President Joe Biden recently mentioned that reaching a free trade agreement with the European Union is a priority for the Obama administration, a position that was much welcomed in Brussels. This week, the foreign ministers of the European Union expressed cautious optimism about reaching a bilateral trade pact with a number of countries, with the United States the top priority, based in part on Biden's comments.

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  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
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  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
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