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Washington Insider - Thursday
Thu Feb 7, 2013 06:00 AM CST

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

Canada May Barter its Dairy Barriers for Trade Agreement with Europe

European Union Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht is in Canada this week for discussions aimed at moving forward a proposed bilateral trade agreement. The two sides have been negotiating the possible free trade agreement for months, and as with many international trade talks, progress has been slowed due to concerns that involve mainly agriculture.

However, recent reports in the Canadian news media indicate that Canada may be on the verge ...

Quick View
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  • 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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