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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Oct 11, 2013 06:17 AM CDT

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

WTO Panel Members Put Aside Discussions on Currency Issues

Members of the World Trade Organization's Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance have agreed to put off for the time being any further discussions regarding the effects that currency movements may have on trade as well as possible measures to address such "misalignments."

Nearly a year ago, Brazil formally proposed that WTO members initiate discussions on what role the WTO could play in "tackling distortive trade effects provoked by enduring and ...

Quick View
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  • 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...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options 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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