AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Feb 11, 2014 06:05 AM CST

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

EU, U.S. Prepare to Exchange TTIP Market Access Offers This Week

European Union and U.S. negotiators are expected this week to exchange offers on market access for the potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement, thus taking discussions to a more involved level than previously was the case.

The next round of official talks will take place in Brussels next month, but before that, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will meet U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman in Washington ...

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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