AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Monday
Mon Oct 14, 2013 05:56 AM CDT

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

EU Trade Commissioner Promotes Europe's Integrated Regulatory System

European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said the EU's single market rules are the world's "gold standard" and should serve as a template for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement between the EU and United States. He also proposed a new institution called a Regulatory Cooperation Council as part of the TTIP agreement to allow the heads of regulatory agencies from the EU and the United States to work together on ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
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