AG POLICY NEWS
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
  • 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...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • 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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