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Mon Apr 29, 2013 06:14 AM CDT

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

Europe Moving Closer to Trade Talks with U.S., But with Preconditions

A key European Parliament committee last week recommended that the European Union enter into negotiations with the United States on a comprehensive free trade agreement. The EP's International Trade Committee says it supports the launch of talks towards a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and called on EU governments to give the European Commission permission to negotiate on the bloc's behalf in June.

The panel also called on the ...

Quick View
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  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
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