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Washington Insider--Monday
Mon Sep 23, 2013 06:18 AM CDT

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

Administration Gathering Input on TPP from Business, Other Interests

As it continues to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, the Obama administration is holding a series of listening sessions to gather input from affected interests. Last week, nine business groups told TPP chief negotiators that the draft agreement so far does not live up to what governments promised and urged the negotiators to intensify their efforts.

One business source told the press on background that a host of issues are ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • 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...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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