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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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  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
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