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Washington Insider--Monday
Mon Feb 24, 2014 06:17 AM CST

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

Vilsack Identifies Likely Key Agricultural Issues in Transatlantic Trade Talks

Speaking with reporters at last week’s annual USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said he does not believe that Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations will be successfully concluded unless the parties deal "seriously, comprehensively and fully" with agricultural trade issues.

Vilsack said that statements by the European Union’s trade commissioner, that with or without an agreement the EU would not import hormone-treated U.S. beef, did not ...

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