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Washington Insider
Mon Oct 28, 2013 01:52 PM CDT

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

TTIP MAY LIKELY A TEMPORARY VICTIM OF NSA SPYING REVELATIONS

The anger expressed by several EU governments following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency has been spying on their leaders is likely to halt discussions on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, at least temporarily.

Last week, European Parliament President Martin Schulz called for TTIP talks to be suspended until allegations of NSA spying EU governments and EU institutions are clarified. He said suspension of the TTIP was vital if ...

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  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • 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...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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