AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 22, 2014 05:47 AM CDT

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

Brazil Postpones Filing WTO Case Until Later This Summer

Press reports surfaced over the weekend that Brazilian officials have decided against requesting the formation of a World Trade Organization panel this month to rule on U.S. cotton subsidies provided under the 2014 farm bill.

The publication Inside U.S. Trade reported that, "The government of Brazil will not request a World Trade Organization panel this month to challenge whether the United States has complied with a 2005 WTO ruling that faulted subsidies ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
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