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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jul 5, 2013 06:15 AM CDT

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

European Commission Gives Green Light to Trade Talks with U.S.

The European Commission this week decided to allow negotiations on the U.S.-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to get underway on schedule next week in spite of allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on EU institutions. The decision was upheld yesterday by the EU's 27 member states during a meeting of the EU Council. It would have taken the unanimous consent of all the EU member states ...

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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