AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 23, 2014 05:42 AM CDT

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

Brazil, U.S. Meet on Farm Bill's Cotton Provisions

U.S. and Brazilian officials met yesterday in Washington and will continue today in what is being described as a last effort to resolve a long-running dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies, and concerns among some Brazilian government and cotton industry officials about the 2014 U.S. farm bill.

U.S. officials claim that changes to the cotton program have resolved a World Trade Organization ruling that affirmed the illegality of some previous U.S. cotton program provisions. ...

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