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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
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • 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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