AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Thu Dec 26, 2013 02:12 PM CST

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

TTIP NEGOTIATORS REMAIN OPTIMISTIC ON PROGRESS IN 2014

The third round of talks on the wide-ranging 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' (TTIP) took place in Washington last week, and negotiators are predicting that progress on food safety provisions and technical barriers to trade will continue at least into next spring.

By March 2014, European Union and U.S. officials are expected to start working on the wording of provisions designed to "make it easier to comply with each other's existing rules, and ...

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,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
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