AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Tuesday
Tue Nov 19, 2013 05:40 AM CST

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

South Korea May Join Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks

South Korea could become the 13th nation to join the ongoing talks to create a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement. Last Friday, the country's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy held the first in a series of public forum debates on the subject.

One hurdle for South Korea is that the countries already participating in the talks have made it clear that any newcomers to the process will be required to accept previously ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • 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 Some tips on fly control.
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