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Washington Insider--Wednesday
Wed Feb 26, 2014 06:17 AM CST

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

TPP Talks Slowed by U.S.-Japan Disagreements

Negotiations toward a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement stalled out in Singapore on Tuesday, the last day of the scheduled talks, largely because the two largest economies in the room –– Japan and the United States –– could not agree on allowing easier access to each other's markets.

The failure to move forward with the agreement is yet another blow to the process that the 12 TPP nations had hoped to conclude by the end ...

Quick View
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  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
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