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Washington Insider
Wed Apr 3, 2013 03:20 PM CDT

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

TALKS ON ASIAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT UNDERWAY

Negotiations on yet another regional free trade agreement got underway last week as China, Japan and South Korea wrapped up the first of what likely will be numerous talks aimed at "a comprehensive, high-level" tripartite free trade agreement.

In the first session, the three countries settled on 10 areas for negotiation, including trade, investment, services, trade rules, customs cooperation, competition policy, rules of origin regulations, dispute arbitration policies, sanitation and quarantine and technical barriers ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
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