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Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Nov 22, 2013 04:51 AM CST

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

Prospects for WTO Ministerial Meeting Improve

Just yesterday, we wrote in this space that things did not look promising for the upcoming World Trade Organization meeting next month in Indonesia. Last weekend, one WTO official was quoted by the press as saying that the preparatory talks leading up the next meeting "went very badly." That situation now appears to have brightened considerably following further discussions this week.

WTO members now report that they have come to a broad agreement on a ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
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