AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Nov 13, 2013 05:08 AM CST

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

Coordinating U.S, EU Regulations Seen as Major Benefit of TTIP

Negotiators from the United States and European Union this week are discussing the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement, with the main focus on services, investments, energy and regulatory issues.

Although lowering tariffs is one TTIP objective, it is the non-tariff barriers that are viewed as the main barriers to increased trade between the two economic super powers. By some estimates, harmonizing regulations will provide far greater economic ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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