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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:24 AM CDT

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

Organic Production Receives Big Boost in Brazil, Smaller Boost in U.S.

The government of Brazil plans to make nearly $1 billion in incentives available to small- and medium-sized organic food producers as a way of helping meet increased consumer demand. Among other things, the government plans to buy organic food products at guaranteed premium prices from family farmers who hold organic certifications.

Among the other factors driving the decision was a push by Brazil's food retailers –– represented by the Brazilian ...

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